Symposia Countdown: Recent Advances in Establishing Fish-Habitat Relationships in Lotic Systems Fish-habitat relationships are used to translate habitat into fish performance that can be used to design and evaluate restoration approaches, identify and prioritize management strategies, and improve our understanding of fish ecology.
Symposia Countdown: Recent Advances in Establishing Fish-Habitat Relationships in Lotic Systems
New Book: Mangroves as Fish Habitat An updated look at mangrove fishery linkages, community ecology and connectivity, ecological services of mangroves, and potential impacts from climate change.
New Book: Mangroves as Fish Habitat
New Fisheries Magazine—July 2015 • Bluegill Can Be Managed More Effectively with Bag Limits! • Probiotics Show Promise for Aquaculture • More Evidence That Plant-Based Feeds Can Support Sustainable Aquaculture • Using a Video Lander to Assess Difficult Marine Habitats • Climate Change Adaptation and Restoration of Western Trout Streams and more!
New Fisheries Magazine—July 2015
Special Section: Hatcheries and Management of Aquatic Resources (HaMAR) Concurrent with the development of the guidance document (contained in the introduction to the special section and titled “Considerations for Use of Hatcheries and Hatchery-Origin Fish”), some of the HaMAR-related symposium presentations were peer-reviewed and are published in this special section of the journal.
Special Section: Hatcheries and Management of Aquatic Resources (HaMAR)
New Book: Managing the Impacts of Human Activities on Fish Habitat Fish species and their habitat are under threat from the impact of overfishing, pollution, and development. This book reviews the science, governance, and practice of assessing and managing these impacts, including use of ecosystem-based approaches.
New Book: Managing the Impacts of Human Activities on Fish Habitat
$225M for Projects – Pre-proposals Due 8 July USDA Now Accepting 2016 RCPP Proposals. Due July 8. Funding is used to increase the restoration and sustainable use of soil, water, wildlife and related natural resources on regional or watershed scales.
$225M for Projects – Pre-proposals Due 8 July
AFS Letter on Wisconsin Budget Situation Proposed Budget Undermines Critical Fish and Wildlife Research and Training Programs
AFS Letter on Wisconsin Budget Situation
Fisheries Degrees—List of North American Colleges and Universities The AFS Special Committee on Educational Requirements has completed a final draft of a list of North American colleges and universities that offer degrees in fisheries related disciplines.
Fisheries Degrees—List of North American Colleges and Universities
ADVANCING FISHERIES SCIENCE SINCE 1870 The American Fisheries Society (AFS) is the world's oldest and largest organization dedicated to strengthening the fisheries profession, advancing fisheries science, and conserving fisheries resources.
ADVANCING FISHERIES SCIENCE SINCE 1870
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