Fisheries Magazine – February 2015

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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 in the Southern Gulf of Mexico: Evidence of Diversity Loss Using Old Photos
by Manuel Mendoza-Carranza and Alejandro Espinoza-Tenorio

Learning to Manage and Managing to Learn: Sustaining Freshwater Recreational Fisheries in a Changing Environment
º Spanish Abstract
by Gretchen J. A. Hansen, Jereme W. Gaeta, Jonathan F. Hansen, and Stephen R. Carpenter

 

Turning Class Field Trips into Long-Term Research: A Great Idea with a Few Pitfalls
by Thomas P. Quinn

 

Relating Scientific Names to Common Names for Important Fisheries Species of the Mexican Pacific
by Mauricio Ramírez-Rodríguez

 

Conserving Pacific Lamprey through Collaborative Efforts
º Spanish Abstract
by Christina Wang and Howard Schaller

• Underwater Romance: A Valentine’s Day Ode to Fishes
by Natalie SopinkaNEWS
• Environmental DNA Clearinghouse: New Tools for Managers
Jonathan Mawdsley and Arpita Choudhury

 

STUDENT ANGLE

 

Purpose, History, and Importance of the Student Angle
by Andrew K. Carlson, Jesse R. Fischer, Landon L. Pierce, Dan J. Dembkowski, Michael E. Colvin, Janice A. Kerns, and Jeffrey D. Fore

BOOK REVIEW

An Ecosystem Services Approach to Assessing the Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico.  Reviewed by John A. Wiens

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Highlights of Fisheries Magazine – January 2015

In this Issue:January 2015 Fisheries Magazine Cover - American Fisheries Society publicationJOURNAL 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 Manuel J. Zetina-Rejón
(Spanish abstract)

Guiding Principles for Development of Effective Commercial Fishery Monitoring Programs
Erika A. Zollett, Robert J. Trumble, Jill H. Swasey, and Shawn B. Stebbins
(Spanish abstract)

An Introduction to Free Geographic Information Systems in Fisheries Science
Ben C. Neely and Brandon L. Eder
(Spanish abstract)

Marine Aquaculture in Canada: Well-Established Monocultures of Finfish and Shellfish and an Emerging Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) Approach Including Seaweeds, Other Invertebrates, and Microbial Communities
Thierry Chopin

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS
Fishes on the Move as Oceans Heat Up
Natalie Sopinka
SAMPLINGS
On Twitter
• In the Blogs
• In the Books
• Look and Listen
• Quotes
• Snapshots

AFS NEWS
Fishery Analysis and Modeling Simulator (FAMS) Now Available for Windows 7 and 8
Andrew Loftus

INTERVIEW
QA: The Present and the Future of World and U.S. Fisheries: Interview with Daniel Pauly
Arnaud Grüss

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