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AFS Journals to Be Published by Wiley

The American Fisheries Society is pleased to announce that its suite of five journals and Fisheries magazine will be published by Wiley beginning in January 2018. The new agreement includes free online access to all AFS journals for AFS individual members. Members will continue to receive print copies of Fisheries as part of their membership benefits,... Read More

Fisheries August 2017

COLUMNS  President's Commentary Rating Myself as AFS President, or How Well I Think I Did Communications The Skill We All Need Policy Making the Case for Science Transitions The Telecoupling Framework: An Integrative Tool for Enhancing Fisheries Management Out in the Field Tracking Fish Movements to Inform Conservation FEATURES  An Ecosystem-Based Approach to Evaluating Impacts and Management of... Read More

Towards an Improved System for Sampling New England Ground Fish Using Video Technology

Kevin D. E. Stokesbury | Department of Fisheries Oceanography, School for Marine Science and Technology, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA Steven X. Cadrin, Nick Calabrese, Emily Keiley, Travis M. Lowery, and Brian J. Rothschild | Department of Fisheries Oceanography, School for Marine Science and Technology, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA Gregory... Read More

Nine Proposed Action Areas to Enhance Diversity and Inclusion in the American Fisheries Society

Brooke E. Penaluna, U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Paci c Northwest Research Station, 3200 SW Je erson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331. E-mail: bepenaluna@fs.fed.us Ivan Arismendi, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR Christine M. Mo tt, Idaho Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences, University of... Read More

Tracking Fish Movements to Inform Conservation:

Aaron Adams, Bone sh and Tarpon Trust and Florida Atlantic University Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. E-mail: aaron@bone shtarpontrust.org A dart-tagged Bonefish ready for release in the Bahamas. Photo credit: Bonefish and Tarpon Trust. Tagged Bonefish being released in the Bahamas. Photo credit: Bonefish and Tarpon Trust. Bonefish Albula vulpes, Atlantic Tarpon Megalops atlanticus, and Permit... Read More

The Skill We All Need

Scott A. Bonar, AFS Second Vice President, U.S. Geological Survey Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, 1311 E. 4th Street, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85719. E-mail: sbonar@ag.arizona.edu Jesse Trushenski, AFS First Vice President, Eagle Fish Health Laboratory, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Eagle, ID Regardless... Read More

The Telecoupling Framework: An Integrative Tool for Enhancing Fisheries Management

Andrew K. Carlson, Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, 115 Manly Miles Building, 1405 South Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI 48824. E-mail: carls422@msu.edu William W. Taylor, Jianguo Liu, and Ivan Orlic, Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, East Lansing,... Read More