Welcome to the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the American Fisheries Society


The Mid-Atlantic Chapter (MAC) is one of six geographic chapters within the Northeastern Division of the American Fisheries Society. The mission of the Chapter is to fulfill the parent society’s objectives within the Mid-Atlantic Region:

  • Promote the conservation, development, and wise use of the fisheries
  • Promote and evaluate the development and advancement of  fisheries science and practice
  • Gather and disseminate scientific, technical, and other information about fisheries science and practice
  • Encourage the teaching of fisheries science and practice in regional colleges and universities and the continuing education and development of fisheries professionals.

MAC website and social media
Lori Brown has helped to maintain the website and Facebook page.  Please make sure to visit them to keep up with what is going on in the chapter.

Also, please forward photos of your work in the field, any new publications, and other information that may be of interest to the chapter to Lori ([email protected]) and she will get them posted.