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Virtual Issue: Celebrating Ten Years of Marine and Coastal Fisheries

To commemorate Marine and Coastal Fisheries, our publisher, Wiley, has created a special, virtual issue looking at the impressive science and innovation that has been presented by our researchers.

AFS Experts Share MSA Recommendations with NOAA Fisheries and Key Hill Staff

Last week, AFS Policy Director Drue Winters shepherded marine fisheries experts, Drs. Tom Miller and Cynthia Jones, around D.C. for robust discussions with NOAA Fisheries and Congressional staff on policy considerations for re-authorizing and amending the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA). (photo, Beth Beard)


Researchers Use Received Signal Strength to Estimate Telemetry Error

In a recent North American Journal of Fisheries Management paper, researchers found that received signal strength models can inform detection‐specific telemetry error estimates, providing a better understanding of the spatial accuracy and variability of telemetry systems. (Free access)

Habitat‐Specific Reproductive Potential of Red Snapper: Reef Comparisons

This research has several important management implications. First, reproductive traits of individual Red Snapper appear to be similar on natural and artificial habitats in this region of the western Gulf of Mexico. (Free access)

Magazine: New U.S. Forest Service Strategy for Fish and Aquatic Stewardship

The new U.S. Forest Service strategy for Fish and Aquatic Stewardship outlines six goals that provide a robust framework to guide future efforts, building on 30 years of lessons learned through implementing the agency's original Rise to the Future: National Fish and Aquatic Strategy, the first national freshwater fisheries strategy by a federal agency.

Jesse Trushenski: Seeing the Forest and the Trees

"Forests and trees have been on my mind of late, and not just because this special issue is focused on aquatic conservation within the U.S. Forest Service. As fisheries professionals, we spend most of our time focused on “trees”: primary production and PIT tags, CPUEs and sample sizes, BiOps and Bayesian statistics, and on and on..."


October 18 Webinar: American Eel Population Assessment, Restoration and Monitoring

Join AFS for a few highlights from the 2018 Annual Meeting. During this webinar onOctober 18, a few selected papers will be re-presented. This is your chance to catch up on talks that you may have missed in Atlantic City. (photo, FWS)

Two New Books: Salmonids Get a Double-Billing

AFS has recently released two books that warrant a second look: first, Cutthroat Trout: Evolutionary Biology and Taxonomy; second, The Behavior and Ecology of Pacific Salmon and Trout, which covers all aspects of the life cycle of these remarkable fish in the Pacific waters.

AFWA Gets Behind Reno-Tahoe AFS/TWS Annual Meeting in 2019

This is impressive! The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (AFWA) has come out with an official resolution endorsing the 2019 Reno Collaborative Meeting/Conference, and encouraging its member organizations to attend this first-ever gathering of fisheries and wildlife scientists and professionals.


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