(Atlantic City, NJ) August 21, 2018 – Reynaldo Patiño 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 Reynaldo Patiño and thank him for his continuous efforts to the fisheries profession.,” said AFS President Steve L. McMullin.
Reynaldo joined AFS in 1982, has served as Fish Physiology Section president, and his affiliations currently include multiple other sections. Reynaldo is Senior Scientist with the U.S. Geological Survey, Leader of the Texas Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit, and Professor of Fisheries and Biological Sciences at Texas Tech University.
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