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New President Jesse Trushenski Says She Is Proud to Serve the Fisheries Community

"Our profession and Society must better reflect the communities whose resources we study and steward on their behalf," Trushenski said at the Annual Meeting in Atlantic City, where she became the 134th president of AFS.


New Book: Cutthroat Trout Evolutionary Profile

Our new book is out on Cutthroat Trout Evolutionary Biology and Taxonomy. In it, authors confirm the need for a revised classification of Cutthroat Trout, and propose a revised phylogeny with four deep evolutionary divergences. (cover image, Deian Moore)

Native and Nonnative Brook Trout Face Off in Pennsylvania Streams

In a new featured paper (free access) published in Transactions, researchers compared the effects of isolation and invasion by nonnative Brown Trout on the distribution and demographic structure of Brook Trout populations from 78 trout streams in northwestern Pennsylvania. (image, the authors)

Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Distribution Research May Help Conserve Popular Species

Researchers say the high frequency of older Red Snapper caught over unstructured bottom has important implications for accurately characterizing the dynamics of the stock, in a new featured paper (free access) in Transactions. (image, authors)

Popular California River Blog Features AFS Journal

Our Management journal received significant praise by Peter Moyle in the California Water Blog: "...this is a journal for scientists who want to influence what goes on in the real world, rather than just impress colleagues." (image, Carson Jeffres)


Survey: Are AFS Webinars as Popular as We Think?

AFS would like your input for planning webinars for 2018-2019. Please take a few minutes to complete our survey. Thank you in advance for your help in planning our upcoming sessions!

Several "Firsts" at the Annual Meeting

From a first-ever "Impact-a-thon" that addressed trends in science communications, to a special all-day stakeholder event and the first annual Student Quiz Bowl -- the Annual Meeting in Atlantic City delivered. Feast your eyes on images throughout the meeting here.

Atlantic City Meeting in the News

Executive Director Doug Austen had a chance to promote AFS and the Annual Meeting to an Atlantic City television new crew. Take a look at his interview here.


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