Fish Habitat Section of the American Fisheries Society Blog

Movements of coastal brook trout after dam removals

Brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis; Figure 1) are a species of char native to the eastern half of North America. Though commonly associated with headwater streams in the mountains, populations of brook trout have historically...

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...