Monthly Archives: November 2016

News Bites – November 2016

Isotopes reveal Lake Ontario’s Atlantic salmon did not go to the ocean “Joys of Catfishing” New species of cave fish discovered after a flood Have you met the “Aliens of the Deep” sea? Get to know the killer cone snail “Why fish send red signals in the deep blue sea” Lake Superior’s Chinook salmon deemed self-sustaining... Read More

Symposium Summary: Inland Drivers of Coastal Hypoxia

Sponsors: Fish Habitat, Marine Fisheries, and Estuaries Sections A symposium jointly sponsored by the Fish Habitat, Marine Fisheries, and Estuaries Sections explored how inland land use decisions relate to hypoxia in coastal areas. Hypoxia, thermal extremes, coastal acidification, and contaminants affect three taxa with distinct life histories, ecologies, and positions in the inshore community. Cycling of... Read More

Opinion: Post-election Perspectives on Diversity

By Steve L. McMullin, AFS President-Elect My colleague and eventual successor as president of the American Fisheries Society, Jesse Trushenski, offered a perspective on the recent U.S. election that echoed many of the concerns I have read or heard from my colleagues, friends and family, both female and male. The tenor, language and indeed, the result... Read More

Highlights of Fisheries Magazine – November 2016

In this Issue: • President’s Column Who and What Are We? • Policy Column The Urgent Need for Intern Opportunities FEATURES • Ecological and Economic Consequences of Ignoring Jellyfish: A Plea for Increased Monitoring of Ecosystems • Stakeholder Views of Management and Decision Support Tools to Integrate Climate Change into Great Lakes Lake Whitefish Management • Graphical Function... Read More

Thank You to Our Renewing Members

We would like to thank nearly 1,000 members who already renewed their 2017 dues. Your continued support is what makes AFS strong. If you did not have a chance to renew yet, please click here to log into your account. Your renewal will provide member benefits you’ve grown to appreciate plus more: Free subscription to... Read More