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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

Fisheries Magazine – August 2017

COLUMNS  President's Commentary Do We Advocate? Communications The King of Fish “Book Drop”: Generating Conversation and Shared Values about Salmon in Alaska Perspective Science and Advocacy in the American Fisheries Society: Seeking the Same Side of the Fence FEATURES  Shaping AFS Advocacy Based on History and Need Emerging Law of Scientific Integrity—A Bumpy Birth Always Advocating... Read More

The King of Fish “Book Drop”: Generating Conversation and Shared Values about Salmon in Alaska

Effective advocacy is rarely the stuff of bumper stickers and bullhorns. People are more willing to consider new perspectives when they’re not force-fed; persuasion is most enduring when people are empowered to make their own conclusions. Fisheries advocates who face the task of building consensus around controversial issues should consider tools that help create community... Read More