Protecting Hidden Gems: Inland Fish and Fisheries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Beth Beard bbeard@fisheries.org 301-897-8616 office 240-687-3761 cell QUÉBEC CITY, CANADA—Inland fish and fisheries are the undervalued gems of aquatic environments around the globe. They hold a variety of roles fundamental to the health of ecosystems and provide income and food security for many of the world’s poorest people. Yet, these fisheries.. read more →

U.S. Forest Service Rise to the Future Awards

The U.S. Forest Service held it annual “Rise to the Future” awards ceremony for Fisheries, Hydrology, Soil Science, and Air Programs at the National Archives on 15 May 2014. The American Fisheries Society (AFS) is a long-time supporter of the Rise to the Future Awards. For more information about each of the award recipients, see http://www.fs.fed.us/biology/fish/2014_RTTF-Awards2013Winners508.pdf. Not.. read more →

17 Jun 2014
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More than Mucus: The Hidden World of the Fish Microbiota

More than Mucus: The Hidden World of the Fish Microbiota By Andrea M. Larsen and Cova R. Arias All living organisms maintain a diverse community of microbes that live in association with mucus-covered surfaces including the digestive, respiratory, and urogenital tracts. These microbial communities are known as ‘microbiota’. We grow up viewing microbes as disease-causing.. read more →