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Top 10 Reasons Y’All Should Come to Reno–Tahoe for the Joint Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society and The Wildlife Society

Rob Titus | Jackie Watson | AFS-TWS Joint Conference General Meeting Co-Chairs The upcoming joint annual meeting of AFS and TWS is going to be a singular event for natural resource professionals—a real smörgåsbord of learning and professional development opportunities. If you’re still looking for a reason to come to Reno, read on—General Meeting Co‐Chairs... Read More

2018 AFS Journal Impact Factors

Transactions, the North American Journal of Aquaculture, and Fisheries show increases in the newly released journal Impact Factors for 2018. AFS journals continue to be an effective and influential platform for reaching fisheries professionals throughout North America and around the world. We thank our authors for choosing to publish their important work with AFS, along with... Read More

Gary Curtis Named Editor in Chief of Fisheries Magazine

Gary Curtis has replaced Jeff Schaeffer as Editor in Chief (EIC) of Fisheries magazine. Schaeffer has stepped down from the position after serving as Chief Editor from 2013–2018, and Editor in Chief beginning in April of 2018. Curtis served as a Co-Chief Science Editor for Fisheries before being named by Schaeffer as the new EIC. Curtis’... Read More

Capitol Hill Science Briefing on Marine Aquaculture Presented by AFS and NOAA Fisheries

Capitol Hill Ocean Week presented an opportunity for AFS to bring congressional staffers and environmental organizations together for “Mythbusting Marine Aquaculture,” a science-focused briefing in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center on June 6.  The briefing featured five experts in various aquaculture disciplines to highlight the advances in science, technology, and best management practices that have... Read More

April Croxton Elected New AFS Second Vice President

The American Fisheries Society is proud to announce that April Croxton has been elected as the new Second Vice President and will take office at the AFS Business Meeting on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at the AFS Annual Meeting in Reno, NV. Croxton is an Analyst for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Policy,... Read More

Pricing the Priceless

Jesse T. Trushenski | AFS President The English language is full of idiosyncrasies. For every so‐called rule of spelling or grammar, there is a word or circumstance that breaks it. The word “priceless” is one example. Those unfamiliar with the word might understandably mistake its meaning for “without a price” or without value. Of course,... Read More