• Protected: Fisheries Magazine—January 2014

  • Threespine Stickleback — Small Stature Yields Rich Biological Data

  • Fisheries Top Ten

New Content Editor

  Become a New Content Editor for AFS! What’s a New Content Editor? Someone who wants to write for Fisheries magazine, Fisheries.org, Fisheries.org blogs; someone who wants to be involved with social media; someone who wants to make videos; someone who wants to be involved with the new way of writing and producing content! Interested? We […]

In Memoriam—Lochie Jo Allen: Co-founder of Fisheries Magazine

Beloved Lochie Jo Allen passed away on February 2014. Dr. J Frances Allen—Jady to those who knew and loved her—and her sister, Lochie Jo Allen, significantly influenced the development of scientific publications and women’s participation in the American Fisheries Society (AFS). However, many of us may know little about how these pioneering women came to excel in the field of […]

In Memoriam—Michael Joseph Mason

Michael Joseph Mason, 59, passed away surrounded by his family, friends and co-workers on Feb. 24, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Linda Naquin Mason; one daughter, Suzana Kate Mason; two brothers, Kirk Mason and Greg Mason; brother-in-law, Robert Naquin (Valerie); sister-in-law, Susan Garling (Doug) nieces and a nephew. Mike was a foster parent […]

In Memoriam—Dr. John Maurice Miller

Dr. John Maurice Miller died June 27, 2013, at home in Cary of congestive heart failure. John was born in 1940 in Columbus, Indiana, to Maurice and Marianne Bessire Miller of Nashville, Indiana. John graduated from Nashville High School as valedictorian and editor and art director of the high school annual. He played basketball all […]

In Memoriam—Walter R. Courtenay

Dr. Walter R. Courtenay, Jr., 80, noted expert on invasive fish species and the recipient of the AFS William E. Ricker Resource Conservation Award in 2007, died in Gainesville, Florida, on 30 January 2014. American Fisheries Society Honors Biologist Walter R. Courtenay The American Fisheries Society (AFS) honored biologist Walter R. Courtenay with the 2007 […]

For Members Only! Governing Board Briefing Books

The Governing Board Meeting Books are now up! Executive Editor, Doug Austen says: “It is a real treasure of fun information!” Head to the Members Portal and sign in now to find: Copies of all Governing Board Meeting Books between 1972 and 2012 are included except for the 1975 Mid-Year and the 1982 Mid-Year Meeting […]

Call For Papers – 5th International Symposium on Burbot

The 5th International Symposium on Burbot will be held at the International Congress on the Biology of Fish in Edinburgh, Scotland during 3-7 AUG 2104. We welcome you to attend the symposium and submit one or more papers on ecology, management, and culture of burbot. Abstracts due 31 March. Hydrobiologia will be used for publishing […]

AFS Member—Dr. Cova Arias

Five facts about Dr. Cova Arias: 1) She earned a post-doctoral fellowship from the European NATO agency and the Extraordinary Doctorate Award from the University of Valencia, Spain, for the best Ph.D. thesis in Microbiology. 2.) She’s a member of AFS, but also a member of the American Society for Microbiology, the Alabama Fisheries Association, and […]

Fisheries Guides For Authors – 2014

MISSION STATEMENT As the monthly membership publication of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) Fisheries magazine will be a key component of the Society’s communication package and will provide timely, useful, and accurate information on fisheries science, management, policy and the activities of the Society via peer-reviewed articles, essays, opinions, and popular articles that appeal to […]

Tidewater Chapter—2014 Meeting

March 21-23, 2014 Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Virginia meeting website:  www.sdafs.org/tidewater/AFSTidewater/Annual_Meeting.html early registration and abstract submission ends Feb. 14th contact person: Jessica Thompson (jessica.thompson@cnu.edu or 757-594-7307)