144th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society

Monday, August 18, 2014

8:20 AM-12:00 PM

Plenary Session
Louis Bernatchez

1:30 PM-5:20 PM

International Eel Symposium 2014: Are Eels Climbing Back up the Slippery Slope?, Part 1*
Laurent Beaulaton, David Cairns, John Casselman, Martin Castonguay, Martin de Graaf, Willem Dekker, Scott Ault, Laura Lee, Russell Poole, Kate Taylor, Ron Threader, Guy Verreault and Alan Walker

Contributed Papers - Brook Trout 1
Lauren Sicoly and Daniel Hocking

Contributed Papers - Marine Fisheries 1
Graham Sherwood and Patrick Ouellet

Contributed Papers - Reef Fish
Christina Bourne and Mathieu Bergeron

Contributed Papers - Sturgeon
Michael Stokesbury and Yves Paradis

Dam Impacts on Fishery Resources, Part 1
Margaret H. Murphy, Margaret Murphy, Laura Wildman and John A. Sweka

Developing a National Fisheries Data Exchange Standard
Andrew Loftus, Thomas Litts, Andrea Ostroff, Jennifer M. Bayer, Jeff Kopaska and Rebecca Krogman


Future of Fisheries: Perspectives for Emerging Professionals, Part 1
Marissa Hammond, Abigail J. Lynch, Nancy Leonard and William W. Taylor

Integrated Pest Management Approaches for Combating Aquatic Nuisance Species, Part 1
Patrick M. Kocovsky, Mark P. Gaikowski, David Glover, Marybeth K. Brey and Becky Cudmore

Protecting Fish at Cooling Water Intakes: Advancing Science to Support Clean Water Act §316(b) Compliance, Part 1
Douglas A. Dixon, Jonathan Black, Bill Dey, Tom Englert, Robert H. Reider, Charles C. Coutant, Terry E. Cheek and Terry Cheek

Research and Innovation for Sustainable Fishing in the St. Lawrence Estuary and Gulf, Part 1 / Recherche et Innovation pour une Pêche Durable dans l’Estuaire et le Golfe du Saint-Laurent, Partie 1
Meggie Desnoyers, Julie Boyer, Daniel Boisvert, Ginette Levesque, Jean-Michel Poulin, Rabia Siga Sow, Maité Chavez, Bernard Sainte-Marie, Bernard Morin, Jean-Paul Gagné, Jean-Pierre Couillard, O'Neil Cloutier, Léonard Poirier and Julie Lavallée

2:50 PM-5:20 PM

6:00 PM-8:30 PM

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

8:20 AM-10:00 AM


8:20 AM-12:10 PM

8:20 AM-3:10 PM

8:20 AM-5:20 PM

Contributed Papers - Fish Conservation
Karina Mrakovcich, Nicholas E. Mandrak and Mike Champion

Contributed Papers - Marine Fisheries 2
Denis Chabot, Daniel Duplisea and Catherine Couillard

Jawless Fishes of the World
Alexei M. Orlov and Gordon A. McFarlane

Protecting Fish at Cooling Water Intakes: Advancing Science to Support Clean Water Act §316(b) Compliance, Part 2
Jonathan Black, Douglas A. Dixon, Bill Dey, Charles C. Coutant, Terry Cheek, Thomas L. Englert, PhD and Robert H. Reider

9:00 AM-12:10 PM

9:00 AM-5:20 PM

10:30 AM-3:10 PM


10:30 AM-5:20 PM

Fish Migration and Ocean Tracking Network, Part 1
Mélanie Béguer-Pon, Julian Dodson, Sara Iverson, Frederick G. Whoriskey and Martin Castonguay

Practical Applications of Sturgeon Research, Part 1
Ryan Koenigs, Cam Barth, Matthew Balazik, Ronald M. Bruch, Rene Dion, Yves Paradis, Tim Haxton and Kenneth Sulak

1:30 PM-5:20 PM

Contributed papers - Recreational Fisheries
Alexander Alexiades and Christopher J. Chizinski

Community Ecology and Trophic Interactions of Fishes, Part 1
Jason Link, Ron Heintz, Ed Farley Jr., Anthony Overton and Richard McBride

1:40 PM-5:20 PM

Genomic Tools for Fisheries Management and Conservation: Promises and Challenges, Part 1
Scott A. Pavey, Louis Bernatchez, Shawn R. Narum and Ben Hecht

3:40 PM-5:20 PM

3:45 PM-5:20 PM

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

8:20 AM-10:00 AM

8:20 AM-12:10 PM

Contributed Papers - Fish Health
Kimberly Ann Elkin and Jennifer Cochran Biederman

Contributed Papers - Lobsters and Crabs
Kim Émond and Louise Gendron

Contributed Papers - Marine Fisheries 3
Marcel Boudreau and Yves de Lafontaine

8:20 AM-3:10 PM

Contributed Papers - Atlantic Salmon
Fred Whoriskey and Keith Clarke

Contributed Papers - Rivers 2
Chris McKindsey, Nicholas Mandrak and Louise Gendron

Contributed Papers - Trout
Eduardo G. Martins, Kyle J. Hartman and Melinda Baerwald

River Herring: Towards a Holistic Understanding, Part 1
Barbara Arter, Adrian Jordaan, Karen Wilson and Janet Nye

Understanding Fish and Their Ecosystems in Challenging Environments
Haley Viehman, Gayle Zydlewski and Anna M. Redden

8:35 AM-3:10 PM

9:40 AM-3:10 PM

10:30 AM-3:10 PM


Spatial Ecology of Open Systems, Part 1*
Daniel E. Duplisea, Michael Frisk and Verena M. Trenkel

Telemetry on the Atlantic Coast: Tagging Locally and Observing Globally, Part 1
John F. Kocik, James P. Hawkes, Gayle Zydlewski, Heather Haas and Gordon Waring

10:40 AM-3:10 PM

12:15 PM-1:15 PM

Thursday, August 21, 2014

8:20 AM-10:00 AM

8:20 AM-12:10 PM

Contributed Papers - Asian Carp
Sara Tripp and Quinton Phelps

8:20 AM-2:10 PM

Contributed Papers - Walleye
Robin DeBruyne and Christopher S. Vandergoot

8:20 AM-3:30 PM

8:20 AM-5:00 PM

8:20 AM-5:10 PM

Contributed Papers - Marine Fisheries 4
Celine Audet and Bernard Sainte-Marie

8:20 AM-5:20 PM

Contributed Papers - Great Lakes
Robert L. McLaughlin, Maureen G. Walsh and Sergiusz Czesny

Contributed Papers - Modeling and Statistics
Steven X. Cadrin, Marten Koops and Mathieu Dever

Contributed Papers - Rivers 3
Bruce Vondracek, Larry Miller and Sean Hitchman

Contributed Papers - Salmon 2
Jamie Gibson, Yves de Lafontaine, Brian Boivin and Sarah Larochelle

Are We Still Fishing Down the Food Web?
Sean M. Lucey, Steven X. Cadrin and Richard Beamish

Reproductive Behavior and Recruitment in Marine Fishes: Emerging Understanding and Future Needs*
Susan K. Lowerre-Barbieri, Mandy Karnauskas, Mark Dickey-Collas, Pierre Pepin, Claire Paris and Yvonne Sadovy de Mitcheson

Spatial Ecology of Open Systems, Part 2*
Michael Frisk and Daniel E. Duplisea

10:30 AM-12:10 PM

1:30 PM-5:20 PM

Contributed Papers - Climate Change 2
Dominique Lapointe and Michael Carey

Contributed Papers - Fish Culture and Stocking
Justin VanDeHey and Richard A. Hinrichsen

Contributed Papers - Streams 2
Mélanie Béguer-Pon and Bernard Morin

2:10 PM-5:20 PM