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JULIE CLAUSSEN FROM CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS RECEIVES EMMELINE MOORE PRIZE FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY

(Atlantic City, NJ) August 20, 2018 – Julie Claussen received the Emmeline Moore Prize at the 2018 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Atlantic City, New Jersey. AFS President Steve L. McMullin presented the award at the meeting’s plenary session. This award is presented to an individual who demonstrates strong commitment and exemplary service... Read More

SHAWN JOHNSTON FROM MARYLAND RECEIVES AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY

(Atlantic City, NJ) August 22, 2018 –Shawn Johnston received the Distinguished Service Award at the 2018 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Atlantic City, New Jersey. AFS President Steve L. McMullin presented the award at the meeting’s plenary session. The Distinguished Service Award recognizes outstanding contributions of time and energy for special projects or... Read More

Jason Selwyn from Texas A&M University Runner-Up for Steven Berkeley Marine Conservation Fellowship from the American Fisheries Society

(Atlantic City, NJ) August 19, 2018 – Jason Selwyn of Texas A&M University was named a runner-up for the Steven Berkeley Marine Conservation Fellowship at the 2018 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Atlantic City, New Jersey. AFS President Steve L. McMullin presented the award at the meeting’s plenary session. In honor of Steven... Read More

Samantha Wilson from British Columbia Receives Steven Berkeley Marine Conservation Fellowship from the American Fisheries Society

(Atlantic City, NJ) August 22, 2018 – Samantha Wilson of Simon Fraser University received the Steven Berkeley Marine Conservation Fellowship at the 2018 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Atlantic City, New Jersey. AFS President Steve L. McMullin presented the award at the meeting’s plenary session. In honor of Steven Berkeley’s contributions to marine... Read More

Press Release: Fisheries Conference Brings Some 1,800 Scientists and Professionals to Atlantic City

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 18, 2018 Contact: Martha Wilson [email protected] Tel.202.445.9514 FISHERIES CONFERENCE BRINGS SOME 1,800 SCIENTISTS AND PROFESSIONALS TO ATLANTIC CITY (Atlantic City, NJ) August 18, 2017 – Fisheries scientists and professionals from around the country and around the world will gather in Atlantic City from August 19-23 for the annual meeting of the American... Read More

Media Advisory: Science Panel on Offshore Wind Energy Impacts on Fisheries

WHO:                    American Fisheries Society (AFS) and the Mid Atlantic AFS Chapter WHEN:                  Tuesday, August 21, 2017, 4:20 p.m. – 5:20 p.m. WHERE:                Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, 3rd floor, Room 301 WHAT:                  Science Panel: “Offshore Wind Energy Impacts on Fisheries: Investigating Uncharted Waters in Research and Monitoring” Experts will explore the... Read More

Media Advisory: AFS Annual Meeting in Atlantic City

MEDIA ADVISORY WHO: American Fisheries Society (AFS) and the Mid-Atlantic Chapter. Co-sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) WHAT: Several Regional Issues, Including Offshore Wind Energy, Aquaculture, Climate Impacts and Other Cutting Edge Research Are Examined As Some 1,800 Fisheries Scientists and Professionals... Read More

American Fisheries Society Publishes Special Journal Section on Ancient Fishes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2018 Contact: Martha Wilson Tel. 202.445.9514 [email protected] ANGLING FOR DINOSAURS: NEW RESEARCH ON ANCIENT FISHES American Fisheries Society publishes special section on Ancient Fishes (Bethesda, MD) July 20, 2018 – The American Fisheries Society (AFS) has published a special section of Transactions of the American Fisheries Society titled “Angling for... Read More