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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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