Announcing the winners for the 2019 AFS Habitat Subsection’s Best Student Paper Award. The students presented at the 149th meeting of the American Fisheries Society in Reno, Nevada this October. High-fives all around, great job Jamie, Max, and Zoe!

Jamie Sweeney, University California Davis

Winner, “New Insights into Ancient Fish: Isotopes and Trace Elements Reveal White Sturgeon Life History Strategies”

credit: Tomelleri via Wikimedia Commons

Max Grezlik, Humbolt State University

Winner, “An Ecosystem Model to Facilitate Ecosystem-Based Management of Atlantic Menhaden”

credit: Wikimedia Commons

Zoe Almeida, Ohio State University

Honorable Mention, “Field-Based Evidence of Latent Effects on Lake Erie Walleye Growth Rates”

credit: Wikimedia Commons

Lauren Flynn

Lauren Flynn is a graduate student at New Mexico State University, where she studies invasion ecology and trout productivity. Reach her on Twitter @smelly_waders

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