Student Subsection of the Education Section of the American Fisheries Society

Fisheries Magazine - June 2015

Fisheries Magazine – June 2015

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Fisheries Magazine - May 2015

Fisheries Magazine – May 2015

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Fisheries Magazine – March 2015

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Looking into colleges?

Don’t forget to look at the list of North American schools offering fisheries and related programs, compiled by the Education Section! This list is an excellent resource for looking into university/college options.  Also, don’t...

Fisheries Magazine – February 2015

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...

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...

Fisheries Magazine – December 2014

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...

Fisheries Magazine – November 2014

Highlights of Fisheries Magazine – November 2014 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...

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Important Career Information!

Introduction Students play a critical role in the American Fisheries Society, representing the next generation of fisheries professionals charged with conservation of aquatic ecosystems throughout the United States and the world. The path from...

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Natalie Sopinka on The Plight of the Salmon

The plight of the salmon Traversing the coast along the Pacific Northwest into the Fraser River in British Columbia, Canada is a picturesque and mesmerizing experience, unless you are a sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka)...

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Landon Pierce on Paddlefish Research

Paddlefish Research The work of graduate student Landon Pierce, of Lincoln, Neb., moves from rolling hills and pine tree habitat of the swift fox underwater as he studies the American paddlefish. The billed fish...

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An Interview with Andrew Carlson

Major: Natural Resource Management, Fisheries Science Expected Graduation Year: Spring 2015 What inspired you to attend SDSU? During my senior year at the University of Minnesota I searched for a nationally-recognized graduate program, a fascinating...

2014 Meeting Minutes, Quebec City, Quebec

The meeting was called to order at 2:00 PM. Carlson introduced the guest in attendance: Paukert – USGS at University of Missouri Boreman – North Carolina State University Sutton – University of Alaska Dauwalter...