Fish Habitat Section of the American Fisheries Society

Eavesdropping on Electric Fish

Direct observation of animals in their natural habitat is a cornerstone of natural history and ecology, but observing aquatic organisms presents numerous challenges because they live under water. Intrepid scientists and enthusiasts have breached...

Safety in the Field: Part 2

Welcome to the second part of our Safety in the Field series! In this post you will find tips for staying safe and responding to sun and heat related hazards. Consider sharing these posts...

Safety in the Field: Part 1

Across the country, we are slowly transitioning from winter into spring and many groups are preparing for a season of fieldwork. While it is more exciting to think about all of the data to...

Changes to the Fisheries Act of Canada

The Fisheries Act of Canada (Fisheries Act R.S.C. 1985 c. F-14) is the country’s leading legislation for the protection of fish and fish habitat. The law was narrowed in its protective capacity with the...