Category: Announcements

Special Travel Award Portland 2015

Introduced Fish Section of the American Fisheries Society Special Student Travel Award Sponsored by The Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center The Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center, in partnership with the Introduced Fish...

2015 IFS Symposium

Introduced Fish Symposium – Portland 2015 Working with Partners Across Large Landscapes: AIS Technology, Outreach and Management Sponsored By: Introduced Fish Section Once aquatic invasive species (AIS) become established, large aquatic ecosystems offer these...

Upcoming Symposium

Culture, Biology, and Management Of Asian Carps In North America.– The Introduced Fish Section, in conjunction with the Fish Culture Section is hosting the symposium entitled Culture, Biology, and Management Of Asian Carps In...

Website and LISTSERV News

The section maintains a website and list serve.  Thank you to Emily Haug who serves as the section’s web developer. The section has been successful in maintaining 200+ members, but only half are on...

Establishment of Introduced Fish Section Award

The section has approved a special recognition award for different categories related to excellence in outreach, journalism, and research.  The names of two nominees were submitted, and the process of recognition of the nominees...

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Introduced Fish Historical Highlight!

Richard “Dick” Rule was one of the first fish commissioners in Arizona.  Back then, in the early 1880’s, the job of a fish commissioner was to promote stocking nonnative fishes in nearby rivers, lakes...

Student Travel Award

The IFS supports a student travel award for those who are involved in research related to introduced fishes.  Congratulations to Emily Cornwell from Cornell University who was last year’s award winner.  Thanks to the...

AFS 2012 – Twin Cities Wrap-up.

The Twin Cities meeting was a great conference with lots of presentations on introduced species, networking, food, and fun. Special thanks to Peter Sorensen and Przemyslaw Bajer for organizing an outstanding and well-attended international...