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Fisheries Magazine – June 2015

Fisheries Magazine June 2015

Fisheries Magazine – June 2015 • Policy Column Nature-Based Remedies to Societal Woes • AFS News Improving Communication/Cooperation among Aquatic Professional Societies • Interviews Q&A: Interview with Jay Hemdal, Toledo Zoo Fish Curator Q&A: Interview with Sara Turner PEER • Muskellunge and Northern Pike Ecology and Management: Important Issues and Research Needs • Ecología y manejo de los lucios muskallonga y europeo: aspectos relevantes y necesidades de investigación PEER • The Science Framework for Implementing the Fisheries Protection Provisions of Canada’s Fisheries Act • Contexto científico para implementar provisiones en pro de la protección de pesquerías del Acta Pesquera de Canadá PEER • A Tool Supporting the Extraction of Angling […]

Fisheries Magazine – May 2015

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Highlights of Fisheries Magazine – May 2015  In this Issue: • President’s Commentary Highlighting the 2014 AFS Award of Excellence Recipient—  Kenneth A. Rose • Policy Column Top 10 Policy Issues for AFS • Student Angle How to Navigate Fisheries Education and Employment • AFS News AFS Hosts Capitol Hill Briefings on Marine Fisheries Management PEER • The Great Lakes Charter Fishing Industry: 2002 to 2011 • La industria pesquera de botes de alquiler en los grandes lagos: 2002 a 2012 PEER • Factors Influencing Charter Fishing Effort Trends in Lake Huron • Factores que influencian las tendencias del esfuerzo pesquero con embarcaciones de alquiler en el Lago Hurón PEER […]

Fisheries Magazine – April 2015

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Want to Receive Fisheries Magazine Every Month for Free?! Become a member of the Society! Society Membership means you’ll: • receive Fisheries magazine each month • enjoy special savings on subscriptions to AFS published books • subscribe at member rates to the four preeminent, peer-reviewed AFS journals • enjoy special savings on meeting registration • join fisheries-related sections that cover your academic and professional interests • apply for official certification as a Fisheries Professional, a process available only from AFS • receive help when you publish with AFSThe Society needs your support. Won’t you join us today? Click to learn more! Highlights of Fisheries Magazine – April 2015 In this Issue:President’s […]

Fisheries Magazine – March 2015

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Want to Receive Fisheries Magazine Every Month for Free?! Become a member of the Society! Society Membership means you’ll: • receive Fisheries magazine each month • enjoy special savings on subscriptions to AFS published books • subscribe at member rates to the four preeminent, peer-reviewed AFS journals • enjoy special savings on meeting registration • join fisheries-related sections that cover your academic and professional interests • apply for official certification as a Fisheries Professional, a process available only from AFS • receive help when you publish with AFS The Society needs your support. Won’t you join us today? Click to learn more! President’s Commentary • AFS Membership: How Much Should […]

Fisheries Magazine – February 2...

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Did you know that when you become a member of the American Fisheries Society, you’ll: Receive Fisheries magazine each month. Enjoy special savings on subscriptions to AFS published books. Access our many journals. Enjoy special savings on meeting registration. Publish with AFS – click to learn more! POLICY Roles for Everyone by Thomas E. Bigford VOTE Candidate Statements: AFS Second Vice President • Dale P. Burkett • Jesse Trushenski JOURNAL SUMMARIES   • Diet Shifts Detected in Sandbar Sharks Using a Nonlethal Technique by Sarah Harrison • Cast Nets are Useful Sampling Tools, and You Should Try One by Jeff Schaeffer FEATURES AND ESSAYS • A Historical Record of Sawfish […]

Fisheries Magazine: January 2015

Fisheries Magazine: January 2015

Highlights of Fisheries Magazine – January 2015 In this Issue: JOURNAL SUMMARIES • Stocked Piscivores May Be Tougher Than We Thought by Jeff Schaeffer • Increasing Survival Rates of Discarded Red Snapper: Best Release Strategies by Sarah Harrison POLICY COLUMN • Culverts as Culprit and Conservation Choice Thomas E. Bigford ESSAYS AND FEATURES • Broadening the Regulated-River Management Paradigm: A Case Study of the Forgotten Dead Zone Hindering Pallid Sturgeon Recovery by Christopher S. Guy, Hilary B. Treanor, Kevin M. Kappenman, Eric A. Scholl, Jason E. Ilgen, Molly A. H. Webb (Spanish abstract) • Climate Change Effects on Aquatic Ecosystems and the Challenge for Fishery Management: Pink Shrimp of the Southern Gulf of Mexico  Francisco Arreguín-Sánchez, Pablo del Monte-Luna, and […]

Fisheries Magazine – December 2...

Fisheries Magazine December 2014

In this Issue: COLUMN President’s Commentary – Blogging Fish Science Guest writer – Dan Isaak Policy – Revisiting Hopes for Created and Restored Habitats Thomas E. Bigford   FEATURES Paleoclimate Shaped Bluefish Structure in the Northern Hemisphere – Three genetic units were identified across the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. Paleoclimate could explain recent Bluefish population structure. Laura Miralles, Francis Juanes, Antonio F. Pardiñas, and Eva Garcia-Vazquez Spanish Abstract: El paleoclima como determinante de la estructura poblacional del anjova en el hemisferio norte STEVEN BERKELEY Steven Berkeley’s Marine Conservation Legacy Lives On: A Life of Fishing and Fisheries Conservation Susan Sogard Steven Berkeley Marine Conservation Fellowship Recipient Updates Howard Williams The 2014 Steven Berkeley […]

Fisheries Magazine

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Highlights of Fisheries Magazine Our Special Aquaculture-Themed Issue! In this Issue: COLUMN Aquaculture and the Science–Policy Continuum FEATURES Putting the Red Back in Redfish Lake, 20 Years of Progress Toward Saving the Pacific Northwest’s Most Endangered Salmon  Population Paul A. Kline and Thomas A. Flagg SPANISH ABSTRACT: Poniendo al lomo rojo de vuelta en el Lago Redfish, veinte años de progreso en el salvamento de la población de salmón más amenazada del noroeste U.S. Response to a Report of Infectious Salmon Anemia Virus  in Western North America Kevin H. Amos, Lori Gustafson, Janet Warg, Janet Whaley, Maureen Purcell, Jill Rolland, James Winton, Kevin Snekvik, Theodore Meyers, Bruce Stewart, John Kerwin, Marilyn […]