Fish Habitat Section of the American Fisheries Society Blog

Sawfly, Don’t Bother Me!

An invasive insect could threaten salmon habitat in the Pacific Northwest. The green alder sawfly (Monosoma pulveratum) was first documented in North America in the 1990s and may have been introduced through shipping dunnage...

Dam removals improve American eel abundance

American eels (Anguilla rostrata) are slimy fish with long, snakelike bodies found along the Atlantic coast from Greenland to Brazil. Like many species of diadromous fish (species that migrate between fresh and saltwater), American...

Remodeling Salmonid Habitat: More than a Makeover

Streams can be thought of as an open-concept house for fish. Every hydrological feature, like a room, serves a unique function while flowing seamlessly (and stylishly) together to create an integrated living space (Figure...