DR. LAWRENCE M. PAGE FROM GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA RECEIVES FELLOW AWARD FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY

(Atlantic City, NJ) August 21, 2018 – Lawrence M. Page received the Fellow Award at the 2018 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Atlantic City, New Jersey. AFS President Steve L. McMullin presented the award at the meeting’s plenary session. This is the fourth annual class of AFS Fellows. They are recognized for their many years of service to AFS and the fisheries profession.

“We applaud the distinguished contributions of Lawrence M. Page and thank him for his continuous efforts to the fisheries profession.,” said AFS President Steve L. McMullin.

Dr. Larry Page is recognized throughout the world as one of the foremost ichthyologists of his generation. Dr. Page has published seven books on fish and invertebrate taxonomy, 186 peer reviewed publications, led the joint Names of Fishes Committee, and is director of iDigBio, the coordinating center for the national effort to digitize biodiversity collections.

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Editor’s Notes:

Founded in 1870, the American Fisheries Society (AFS) is the world’s oldest and largest fisheries science society. The mission of AFS is to improve the conservation and sustainability of fishery resources and aquatic ecosystems by advancing fisheries and aquatic science and promoting the development of fisheries professionals. With five journals and numerous books and conferences, AFS is the leading source of fisheries science and management information in North America and around the world.

 

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Link to AFS Annual Meeting: afsannualmeeting.fisheries.org