Members in the News

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

Steven Berkeley Marine Conservation Fellowship Winners

Steven Berkeley  His Marine Conservation Legacy Lives On by Howard Williams (AFS Administrative Specialist and Berkeley Fellowship Coordinator) Since the scholarship began in 2008, more than 300 outstanding students have applied. Each year we ask previous recipients to update us on their research and how the fellowship has impacted both their research and their careers. We... Read More

A Life of Fishing and Fisheries Conservation

The Steven Berkeley Marine Conservation Fellowship was established in 2007 to honor the memory of Steve Berkeley, a dedicated fisheries scientist with a passionate interest in integrating the fields of marine ecology, conservation biology, and fisheries science to improve fisheries management. Through this fellowship, Steve’s legacy lives on by supporting graduate student research in marine... Read More

The Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association

by Lonnie Gonsalves, Marybeth Brey, and Cecilia Lewis – The Executive Committee for the AFS Equal Opportunities Section The AFS Equal Opportunities Section is dedicated to highlighting the value of diversity and increasing the participation of underrepresented groups within AFS and fisheries science. By sharing the stories of various groups, we are often able to see... Read More