Fish Habitat Section of the American Fisheries Society

Compromise, in the Name of the Fish

I work for a transportation agency that is constantly building and updating bridges that span rivers; hence, we collaborate closely with the local office of the state’s fish and game agency. Legislation dictates that...

A Major Breakthrough for Coral Reefs

Coral reefs are habitats that are equally important to fish and people. Reefs support more fish species per unit area than any other marine environment. There are more than 4,000 known species of reef...

Public Plantings

In 2016, a catastrophic flood removed infrastructure and damaged habitat within several rivers along Colorado’s Front Range, including the popular coldwater St. Vrain River near the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. Following the...

How Lake Trout Use Ocean Habitat

Fishes like shad and salmon are well known for large annual migrations between rivers and oceans.  This life history trait, known as anadromy, allows fish to take advantage of the perks of both habitats. ...