American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists

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Briefs – the Official Newsletter of AIFRB

BRIEFS is the newsletter of the American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists.  It is published six times a year, and is intended to communicate the professional activities and accomplishments of the Institute, its District,...

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Introduction

The American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists offers multiple awards for our members.  We believe our members should be recognized for their hard work, their research, their contributions, etc., from the time they are young...

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Decoding Crustacean DNA

To Make Lobster Fisheries More Sustainable, Scientists Attempt to Decode Crustacean DNA As the battle escalates to combat illegal fishing, Smithsonian scientists offer up a possible genetic tool. If a lobster’s home territory is written...

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The Interesting Alewife

Listen to a ten minute interview with Fisheries Biologist Randall Claumont about how the alewife moved from unwanted invader to a critical link in the food web. Read More. Photo credit: wdfw.wa.gov Click for more...

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Opah – Warm Blooded Fish

Opah, the first warm-blooded fish. “We were shocked,” said Heidi Dewar, a fisheries research biologist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration who worked on the study published in Science. “How often do you...