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AFS Seeks Journal Editor

AFS seeks a scientist with a broad perspective on fisheries to serve as editor of our flagship journal Transactions of the American Fisheries Society (TAFS).  Editor must be committed to fast-paced deadlines, and would be appointed for a three-year renewable term. Duties include: Using the advice of associate editors and reviewers to make publication decisions... Read More

Thank you, Tom Bigford

With the new year comes bittersweet news from AFS headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland: Tom Bigford is retiring as Director of Policy, with Drue Winters taking his place at the helm. “While Tom will continue to participate in AFS activities as a member of the Society, his invaluable expertise and persona will be greatly missed. Tom... Read More

2018 AFS International Fisheries Section Fellow Award

Applications due by March 6, 2018   Attention Students and Young Professionals: The International Fisheries Section (IFS) of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) is excited to announce the 2018 International Fisheries Section Fellow Award. The Fellow will represent IFS/AFS by presenting a poster or oral presentation at the 2018 Fisheries Society of the British Isles... Read More

Sign-Up for eTOCs for AFS Journals and Fisheries

Visit any journal at the AFS Journal Hub to receive electronic table of contents.  Follow the links below to sign up for your favorite AFS titles (click “Get Content Alerts” on right sidebar): Transactions of the American Fisheries Society North American Journal of Fisheries Management North American Journal of Aquaculture Journal of Aquatic Animal Health... Read More

Instream Flow Council Announces April 2018 Workshop

The Instream Flow Council has announced a workshop-style effort to help resource managers understand proven tools and strategies they can put to practice in their own jurisdiction to balance traditionally recognized water needs with the ecological vitality of river and lake systems. “Managing Rivers, Reservoirs, and Lakes in the Face of Drought — Practical Tools... Read More

AFS Seeks Journal Editors-in-Chief

          The American Fisheries Society (AFS) seeks four scientists with a broad perspective on fisheries to serve as editors-in-chief (EIC) of: Transactions of the American Fisheries Society North American Journal of Fisheries Management Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science Fisheries magazine The four EICs would be appointed for... Read More

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