American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting

Creating A Fisheries Mosaic: Connections Across Jurisdictions, Disciplines, and Culture

17 March 2005

NR: SG-2005/NB028

Anchorage, Alaska—The 135th annual meeting of the American Fisheries Society will be held in Anchorage, Alaska, September 11-15, 2005.

The meeting's theme will be "Creating A Fisheries Mosaic: Connections Across Jurisdictions, Disciplines, and Cultures."

More than 50 comprehensive symposia on a wide range of fishery and aquatic science topics will be presented. The event will coincide with the annual meetings of the AFS Western Division and Alaska Chapter, along with the 23rd Lowell Wakefield Symposium on the biology, assessment, and management of North Pacific rockfishes.

The AFS annual meeting is sponsored by many state, federal, and university partners and stakeholder groups, including SFOS, the Alaska Sea Grant College Program, and the West Coast & Polar Regions Undersea Research Center.