Monsters of Fish Habitat Science Workshop – Sunday August 20th in Tampa


Monsters of Fish Habitat Workshop – Sunday, August 20 12:30-3:30PM

The 1980s “Monsters of Rock” tour brought together the best heavy metal bands in the world to play together. The Monsters of Fish Habitat Science workshop will bring together top scientists from around the country for an afternoon of mayhem, mirth, and majorly informative presentations on different aspects of fish habitat science. The eight Monsters will provide fascinating and fun mini-lectures on critical fish habitat science topics. This event–organized by the AFS Fish Habitat, Estuaries, and Marine Fisheries Sections–will benefit student travel awards for the AFS Annual Meeting. Registration is $40 for non-students and $20 for students.

The lineup is:

Tom Bigford, AFS Policy Co-Director
Gary Whelan, Co-chair, National Fish Habitat Partnership’s Science and Data Committee
Brian Graeb, Department of Natural Resource Management at South Dakota State University
Howard Townsend, NOAA/NMFS/ST/Ecosystems Cooperative Oxford Lab
Karin Limburg, State University of New York College of Environmental Science & Forestry
Linda Walters, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Central Florida
James H. Cowan, Jr., E.I. Abraham Distinguished Professor in Louisiana Environmental Studies, Louisiana State University
James Locascio, Fisheries Habitat Ecology & Acoustics Research Program Manager, Mote Marine Laboratory

The full schedule with times will be made available soon.

Contact Abigail Archer ( with any questions.