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Harnessing Citizenry Awareness and Technology to Improve Fisheries Information: The Power of Data

By Nicolas L. Gutierrez, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy Abstract Fisheries sustainability is imperative if we aim to feed an ever-growing population and sustain the livelihoods that depend on them. Despite substantial progress in the science behind fisheries management, more than 90% of the world's fisheries remain unassessed due mostly to... Read More

POLICY COLUMN: Where Do We Go from Here?

By Tom Bigford, AFS Policy Director This is my 51st and final column for Fisheries magazine, which is cause for celebration and angst. I will be retiring shortly after this column is published, leaving my policy director post at AFS. Other than tasks associated with my continuing role as past-president of the AFS Fish Habitat Section, my... Read More

PRESIDENT’S COMMENTARY: The AFS Role in High-Priority Policy Issues

By Steve McMullin, AFS President President Barack Obama once famously said, “Elections have consequences.” The first year of the Trump Administration clearly demonstrates the truth of that statement, and the consequences for fisheries and the environment are potentially “huge.” The Trump Administration's approach to science and the environment during its first year in office included... Read More

Fisheries Highlights – December 2017

COLUMNS President's Commentary  The AFS Role in High-Priority Policy Issues Policy Where Do We Go from Here? World Fisheries: Shared Experiences and Suggestions FEATURES  Harnessing Citizenry Awareness and Technology to Improve Fisheries Information: The Power of Data Using Carbon Dioxide in Fisheries and Aquatic Invasive Species Management … and more! Members click below for the December  2017 Fisheries magazine's... Read More

Fisheries Highlights – November 2017

President's Commentary The Future of AFS Journals Policy Fish Need Infrastructure, Too Communications Expanding Our Reach: How AFS Staff and Units Have Advanced Communications in Just a Few Years FEATURES  Fish Bioenergetics 4.0: An R-Based Modeling Application The Fishery Resources of the Mississippi River: A Model for Conservation and Management … and more! Members click below for the November... Read More

The Future of AFS Journals

By Steve McMullin, AFS President. E-mail: mcmullintraining@gmail.com You probably have heard by now that one of the benefits of the Society’s new publishing contract with Wiley is that all AFS members will receive complimentary online access to all of our journals, plus another journal published by Wiley, beginning in January 2018. The rapidly changing world... Read More