Join the InFish Network at the 148th American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Atlantic City, New Jersey from August 19-23, 2018. AFS includes over 8,000 members from around the world, including fisheries managers, biologists, professors, ecologists, engineers, and many more who come together to promote scientific research and sustainable management of fisheries resources.
InFish affiliated symposiums include:
- Fisheries research Networks: Spanning Borders to Solve Global Fisheries Problems (Monday, Aug. 20th; Atlantic City Convention Center – 410)
Showcasing successes and opportunities from current communication networks related to fish and fisheries which have allowed researchers from around the world to connect with each other and share expertise, concepts, and knowledge in real time.
- Extreme Events and Inland Fish (Wednesday, Aug. 22nd; Atlantic City Convention Center – 410)
Understanding the interaction between extreme weather events and inland fish is crucial in order to better prepare managers to adapt and ensure sustainable ecosystem services.
- Emergent properties of aquatic, coastal, and marine ecosystems due to climate change (Thursday, Aug. 23rd; Atlantic City Convention Center – 410)
Highlighting climate induced changes of ecosystems which can lead to trophic mismatches, asynchronies, and novel species interactions, and synthesizing recommendations on adaptive management strategies for novel communities.