Canadian Aquatic Resources Section of the American Fisheries Society

Monthly archives for 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 – 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 […]


Don’t forget to register for CCFFR

Make sure to register for CCFFR in Ottawa between January 8 and 11, 2015 Details here:


Plan to Attend: “Protecting Rivers and Lakes in the Face of Uncertainty”

Plan now to Attend! Protecting Rivers and Lakes in the Face of Uncertainty Third International Conference on Instream Flows Portland, Oregon – April 28-30, 2015   April 28-30, 2015 ● Portland, Oregon                                               Learn more about FLOW 2015 and Sponsor, Trade Show and Poster opportunities at The Instream Flow Council is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving instream flow programs to protect and restore aquatic resources.


CWF – Biology of America Eels in the Ottawa River

By Lauren Stoot, Field Biologist, Canadian Wildlife Federation The 2014 Ottawa River eel project, led by Canadian Wildlife Federation, marked the 3rd year of the program. Throughout previous years, the focus has been aimed at adult barrier passage and habitat to better understand the biology of American eels in the Ottawa River. For the 2014-2015, we switched focus to juvenile upstream passage. Together with partners, the Arnprior & District Fish and Game Club and the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources we were able to complete a variety of objectives this season. Throughout this summer, our team of researchers tested a variety of tactics to catch juvenile American eels in areas […]


Ontario Chapter AGM Announcement

First Notice and Call for Presenters Annual General Meeting February 26th – February 28th,2015 Geneva Park, Orillia, ON Join us for our 2015 Annual Meeting and Conference at the YMCA Geneva Park Conference Center, on theshores of Lake Couchiching in Orillia We are currently seeking oral and poster presenters for the 2015 AFS-OC Annual General Meeting and Conference. Interested presenters should provide their topics by February 3rd, 2015 and abstracts must be submitted by February 10th, 2015. There arelimited slots available for oral presentations. Poster presentations can also be accommodated. Presentations are being solicited forall aquatic resource topics, and on completed studies, preliminary results, or case studies. Once topics are approved, […]


Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba

Assistant Professor Department of Biological Sciences, University of Manitoba The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time probationary (tenure-track) appointment in molecular population genetics and genomics at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2015. The ideal candidate will have a strong publication record in areas such as rapid adaptation and speciation, landscape genetics, population and conservation genomics, the dynamics of species hybridization or evolutionary responses to climate change, habitat alteration or species invasions, and have excellent skills in bioinformatics. The successful applicant must hold a PhD. Post-doctoral or employment experience in a relevant area would be an asset. Applicants should […]