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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

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: [email protected] 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

Making the Case for Science

Drue Winters, AFS Policy Director. E-mail: [email protected] Throughout its nearly 150-year history, the American Fisheries Society (AFS) has had an interest and a role in shaping state and federal natural resource policy. However, the Society’s level of engagement and the willingness of its membership to take positions on important policy issues has varied over time.... 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

Is There a Solution?

By Joe Margraf, AFS President. E-mail: [email protected] If you’ve been following my column, you know I grew up on the water and fishing. I had fish in tubs in our basement. I love fish and the outdoors. I started my career working for a state agency, but spent most of the first 10 years in... Read More

Can Amphibians Help Conserve Native Fishes?

By Niall G. Clancy | Department of Ecology, Montana State University, 310 Lewis Hall, Bozeman, Montana 59717. E-mail: [email protected] Native fish populations have continued to decline worldwide despite advances in management practices. As such, new approaches are needed to complement the old. In many flowing and standing waters, larval amphibians are the dominant vertebrate taxa. This... Read More