Members in the News

Legends of Canadian Fisheries Science and Management

Canada has a long and illustrious history in fisheries science and management. Indeed, many scientific discoveries, assessment tools, and even contemporary management strategies can be attributed to Canadian fisheries professionals. The Canadian Aquatic Resources Section of the American Fisheries Society has launched a program called “Legends of Canadian Fisheries Science and Management”. The goal of the program is to... Read More

International Fisheries Science Prize to Be Awarded to Ray Hilborn

The International Fisheries Science Prize Committee of the World Council of Fisheries Societies has awarded the 2016 International Fisheries Science Prize to Professor Ray Hilborn in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington.  Professor Hilborn has had an extremely impressive career of highly diversified research and publication in support of... Read More

Interview: Q&A with John Waldman

John Waldman is a professor of biology at Queens College, Queens, NY 11367. E-mail: [email protected] How did you get involved with the work you are doing now—what led you into this particular line of research? Though I grew up in the Bronx, I lived in walking distance of Long Island Sound. There I had an... Read More

American Fisheries Society member Ivy Baremore

Q&A with Ivy Baremore

Ivy Baremore has a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from Florida State University and a master’s degree in fisheries and aquatic sciences from the University of Florida. She worked as a biological technician, fishery observer coordinator, and then a fishery biologist for the National Marine Fisheries Service Panama City Laboratory, where her research focused on... Read More

The University of Southern Mississippi – Gulf Coast Research Laboratory: Interview with Jim Franks

The Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) is a marine/coastal research and education enterprise located in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, and is a unit of The University of Southern Mississippi. What are some of the projects at GCRL that you are currently working on? I am co-principal investigator on several fisheries projects at GCRL. One of those is a study of Atlantic Tarpon... Read More

Interview with Jay Hemdal, Toledo Zoo Fish Curator

Jay Hemdal has been the aquarium curator for the Toledo Zoo since 1989. Prior to that time, he worked for the John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. He is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University and has written six books and close to 200 magazine articles on fish and aquariums. INTRODUCTION On the morning of... Read More