Tag Archives: software

FAMS Now Available for Windows 7 & 8

Submitted by Andy Loftus The popular software Fishery Analysis and Modelling Simulator (FAMS) that AFS offered for Windows XP and earlier machines has been recently upgraded and enhanced to make it operable on Windows 7 & 8. The software, which is designed to simulate and evaluate the dynamics of exploited fish populations, allows for the... Read More

FINS: The Fish Database Web Application in Missouri

Submitted by Dave Mayers & Rodney Britt Have you ever wanted to look at fish population indices from a body of water on the other side of the state?  Or needed to compare the present fish population in a lake to that found 10 years ago?  These are questions asked all the time by fisheries... Read More

Why Open Source GIS Software Is Not For Me

Submitted by: Melanie Riley & Thomas Litts | 5/12/14 The November 2013 issue of Fisheries had a great article, and some interesting findings, on the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in fisheries management agencies (Eder and Neely 2013).  I wasn’t surprised to find a listing of mature open source GIS projects, nor was I... Read More


Submitted by Thom Litts and Jeff Kopaska If you work for an agency or university, it has happened to you.  The computer police called and said it is the end of the line for your XP machine.  Get signed up for a new computer, and hand the XP one over to us.  Everything will be... Read More