estuaries section of the AFS

What symposia shall we plan for 2017?

The Estuaries Section is looking for ideas for symposia to organize for the 147th AFS Annual Meeting that will be held in Tampa, Florida on August 20-24, 2017. This year’s theme is, “Fisheries Ecosystems:...

Notes from the Field

SUNY ESF doctoral student Christopher Nack (right) working with field assistant Brian O’Malley in a freshwater tidal backwater, studying essential habitat for larval and juvenile American Shad in the Hudson River estuary.  This backwater...

Welcome!

Welcome to the AFS Estuaries Section website!  The Estuaries Section is an interest based sub group of the American Fisheries Society. The Estuaries Section was established in 1994 as the primary bridge between the...

Happy Birthday Estuaries Section!

The Estuaries Section is 20 years old!  The Section began in 1994 under the leadership of Donna Turgeon from NOAA Fisheries and started with 78 members. Now we have over 200!  The Section has...

AFS estuaries section member anthony overton holds a huge red drum

Anthony Overton and his Red Drum

See what Anthony has been up to in his lab! His research interests generally focuses around four broad aspects of fisheries: Early Life Fish Ecology, Foraging and Trophic Dynamics, Fisheries Management, and Fish Health....