Efforts to conserve salmon habitats encompass a range of strategies aimed at restoring and preserving their critical ecosystems.
Author: Patrick Cooney
What can a pile of seal poop tell us about plastic pollution in our oceans?
Guest Written By Aaron Bunch Imagine that funny little emoji. Yeah, you know the one that looks like a pile of poop with a smiley face? But now think of it covered in birthday cake sprinkles! Yes, I am asking you to think about a pile of poop coated with small pieces of shiny colored…
8 Questions for the 2023 Presidential Candidates of the American Fisheries Society
I asked 8 questions to Margaret Murphy and Patrick Shirey, the two Candidates for the American Fisheries Society (AFS) election.
Hutton Junior Fisheries Program: I’m Hooked!
The Hutton Internship program has been monumental in my pursuit of biology! I really appreciate the fisheries and aquatic experiences and opportunities gained this summer and the connections I have made with so many wonderful people.
Announcing: Latin America & Caribbean Fisheries Congress, Cancun, Mexico, 15-18 May 2023
You are invited to the Latin America and the Caribbean Fisheries Congress, 15-18 May 2023 in Cancun, Mexico to learn and share about freshwater and marine systems through science presentations, training courses, student events and much more.
Recapture: Taking a look back at how non-game scientists are showcasing small, but important, fish.
The importance of non-game fish to our ecosystems often goes unnoticed by the general public. Finding ways to get this information to them is challenging if they cannot relate to the topic. Duke’s Instagram account was created to introduce people to the world of non-game fish.
Why you should go clean your electrofishing electrodes today
Have you ever noticed that over time your electrofishing electrodes lose their shininess and get a white material coated on them? We explain why this happens and what you should do about it.
Old stories die hard: fish culture hurt more than helped historic Atlantic Salmon
The long-held story that hatcheries benefited the last Atlantic Salmon in Lake Ontario is false.
What I learned from 10 years of science blogging
Join me as we celebrate a decade at The Fisheries Blog, dive into the numbers, and discuss some important lessons learned.
Tasting Beers with Fish Themed Labels: Session 1 Easy Drinkers
As a fish scientist, I felt compelled to taste and review beers that have fish and fishing themed labels. Enjoy Session 1: The Easy Drinkers.
Get outdoors and support women in fisheries science!
From October 1-17, 2021, Women of Fisheries, Inc. will be hosting their 2nd Annual fisHER Adventure Classic. Proceeds for this event will be used to fund initiatives such as scholarships, awards, mentoring support, and planning for future annual meetings.
What the Heck Happened Today in Conservation?
Learn something new every day of the year with Today in Conservation.
35 year mystery solved: the search to find the object that inspired my career in fish science
For 35 years, I have been unable to properly answer this question because the answer is tied to an object…an object I last saw with my own eyes in the summer of 1986 at the age of 6 years old and have not seen since…until 3 months ago!
Fishing for Scientists To Write for Lay Audiences
Learn how “Hook, Line & Science” successfully created a bridge between the angling public and scientists by writing impactful weekly articles.
Escargot: Cambodian Style!
Throughout Cambodia, hundreds of tons of snails are sold in markets every year. Our mission was to chat with our fisher friends about the impacts of the invasive snails on their livelihoods and document how they were sold, eaten, and perceived by locals.