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Can Fisheries Scientists Win the War on Science?

By Steve McMullin, AFS President In case you had not noticed, scientists have a communication problem. When people in the news disregard, deny, or even attack the science associated with a policy issue, they usually have an agenda that runs counter to the scientific evidence. When people who listen to people in the news disregard,... Read More

Future of Pacific Salmon in the Face of Environmental Change: Lessons from One of the World’s Remaining Productive Salmon Regions

By Erik R. Schoen, Mark S. Wipfli, E. Jamie Trammell, Daniel J. Rinella, Angelica L. Floyd, Jess Grunblatt, Molly D. McCarthy, Benjamin E. Meyer, John M. Morton, James E. Powell, Anupma Prakash, Matthew N. Reimer, Svetlana L. Stuefer, Horacio Toniolo, Brett M. Wells & Frank D. W. Witmer Pacific salmon Oncorhynchus spp. face serious challenges from climate and landscape change, particularly... Read More

Fisheries October 2017

COLUMNS  President’s Commentary Can Fisheries Scientists Win the War on Science? Policy Regional Approaches to Marine Resources Management Guest Column A Conversation about NMFS’ Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management Policy and Roadmap Photo Diary The Unique Ecology of Lembeh Strait Indonesia  FEATURES  Satellite and Airborne Remote Sensing Applications for Freshwater Fisheries Future of Pacific Salmon in the Face of Environmental... Read More

Fisheries September 2017

COLUMNS  President’s Commentary Getting More Out of Your AFS Dues Policy Rivers and Fish, Not Rivers Versus Fish Transitions Interactions between Politics and Natural Resource Organizations Photo Diary Raja Ampat: A Biodiversity Hot Spot and the Future of Marine Conservation FEATURES  Two-Way Trap and Haul as a Conservation Strategy for Anadromous Salmonids Towards an Improved System for Sampling... 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: [email protected] 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: [email protected] 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: [email protected] Jesse Trushenski, AFS First Vice President, Eagle Fish Health Laboratory, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Eagle, ID Regardless... Read More