Fisheries Magazine – February 2015

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Roles for Everyone
by Thomas E. Bigford


Candidate Statements: AFS Second Vice President
Dale P. Burkett
Jesse Trushenski



• Diet Shifts Detected in Sandbar Sharks Using a Nonlethal Technique
by Sarah Harrison

• Cast Nets are Useful Sampling Tools, and You Should Try One
by Jeff Schaeffer


A Historical Record of Sawfish in the Southern Gulf of Mexico: Evidence of Diversity Loss Using Old Photos
by Manuel Mendoza-Carranza and Alejandro Espinoza-Tenorio

Learning to Manage and Managing to Learn: Sustaining Freshwater Recreational Fisheries in a Changing Environment
º Spanish Abstract
by Gretchen J. A. Hansen, Jereme W. Gaeta, Jonathan F. Hansen, and Stephen R. Carpenter


Turning Class Field Trips into Long-Term Research: A Great Idea with a Few Pitfalls
by Thomas P. Quinn


Relating Scientific Names to Common Names for Important Fisheries Species of the Mexican Pacific
by Mauricio Ramírez-Rodríguez


Conserving Pacific Lamprey through Collaborative Efforts
º Spanish Abstract
by Christina Wang and Howard Schaller

• Underwater Romance: A Valentine’s Day Ode to Fishes
by Natalie SopinkaNEWS
Environmental DNA Clearinghouse: New Tools for Managers
Jonathan Mawdsley and Arpita Choudhury




Purpose, History, and Importance of the Student Angle
by Andrew K. Carlson, Jesse R. Fischer, Landon L. Pierce, Dan J. Dembkowski, Michael E. Colvin, Janice A. Kerns, and Jeffrey D. Fore


An Ecosystem Services Approach to Assessing the Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Reviewed by John A. Wiens

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