Center for Fisheries Technology

Automated Kelp Mapping with BioBase

The BioBase team sat down with Dr. Chris Harrod for a look into how he uses BioBase. Chris (from the UK) is a full professor of Fish and Aquatic Ecology at the University of Antofagasta in Antofagasta, Chile. He does a mixture of research, teaching, and administration tasks but our interest with him was the... Read More

Wildlife Computers’ Tech Used in Gulf Tarpon Study

From 2018 to 2019, citizen scientists tagged 23 tarpon with Wildlife Computers SPOT tags to examine space use and movement across the northern Gulf of Mexico. Tarpon shows a higher tendency to stay in Alabama and Mississippi compared with Louisiana. The examination of tarpon’s habits and movements indicates that Louisiana, an understudied part of their... Read More

Loligo Systems Releases New 360° Swim Tunnel

The new modified version of Loligo’s 30 L and 90 L swim tunnel features a widened midsection that allows the user to place a camera in a dry compartment during operation. This means that you can use the 360° swim tunnel to force-swim animals while filming them through a 10 mm thick acrylic wall from four unobstructed angles:... Read More

Please welcome our CFTC Volunteers!

The AFS’s Center for Fisheries Technology and Collaboration is growing weekly, thanks in large part to the hard work of our wonderful volunteers! Please let these folks know how much you appreciate their contributions next time you talk to them! Meet some of them by watching the slideshow. Here’s a full listing of our volunteers... Read More

Thank you to our first paying vendor ETS Electrofishing!

FITS launched the online Center for Fisheries Technology and Collaboration the week of the AFS Virtual Meeting (September 2020), and has since focused on expanding its products and partnering vendors. The Center’s purpose is to provide easy-to-find solutions to AFS members for specific fisheries sampling and analysis needs. We wanted to give a huge shout-out... Read More