FITS Update

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Please Welcome Your Upcoming President-Elect!

We are excited to announce that the election for President-elect garnered over 100 member votes split between two great candidates! Thank you to both Tiffany and Jason for running; your willingness to serve and dedicate your time to the Section is very much appreciated!! Please welcome Dr. Tiffany Hopper, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, as... Read More

Focus on New Tech for Fisheries Science at AFS 2019

The FITS Section is not the only group to put together a symposium on new and advanced technologies! In addition to the full-day FITS-sponsored symposium on “Integrating Advanced Technologies into Fisheries and Wildlife Science” on Tuesday, October 1, there are two other symposia you may find interesting: Tuesday, October 1 in the afternoon: Expanding the Final... Read More

Tagging a Hot Topic in Journals and at Meeting

Tagging is an essential tool for understanding fish movement, behavior, and growth, and the science behind telemetry is growing constantly. Two papers recently highlighted aspects of fish tagging in North American Journal of Fisheries Management: one evaluating tag retention, health, growth and behavior of Age-0 Musky following acoustic transmitter implantation and one focused on radio... Read More

FITS President-elect nominations extended to 7 May

The Fisheries Information & Technology Section is extending the deadline for President-elect nominations by one week (now due 7 May 2019). Put your name in the hat today, or nominate someone that you know. Only FITS members are eligible. As President-elect, you will spend two years assisting with decision-making and planning as a member of the... Read More

Call for Volunteers!

Looking for a way to get more involved? FITS wants you! The Fisheries Information and Technology Section works to connect fisheries scientists with the solutions they need for fisheries research and management. Center for Fisheries Technology and Collaboration Committee – This committee will work to establish an environment both at the Annual Meeting and online... Read More

Abstract Deadline Extended to Friday April 19!

FITS is sponsoring three outstanding symposia this year, and you should be a part of one! Submit an abstract of 200 words and request to be included in: Integrating Advanced Technologies to Improve Data Quality and Reduce Bias in Fisheries and Wildlife Population Research and Management Marking, Tagging, and Tracking of Fish and Wildlife Back... Read More