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2020 NY AFS Annual Meeting  |  February 5-7, 2020  |  High Peaks Resort  |  Lake Placid, New York

The 2019 NY AFS Annual Meeting presentations are now online!
We have uploaded the presentations to the NY AFS Youtube channel.

Check out the video from the R workshop held in April 2019.

Eels on the Radio

Eels on the Radio: contributed by Karin Limburg Posted 10-1-19: NYC AFS members Chris Bowser and Sarah Mount are featured (around 20:50 minutes:seconds into the interview) in this radio piece exploring the mystery of American Eel reproduction. Follow the link below and then click on the “Silky Love” episode. Read More

2019 Great Hudson River Fish Count

2019 Great Hudson River Fish Count: contributed by Scott Wells Posted 9-4-19: Multiple state agencies and affiliated offices were represented at the 8th annual Great Hudson River Fish Count event held on Saturday August 10 at Peebles Island and the Corning Preserve. DEC Fisheries staff led a team of 11 to sample via eboat prior to... Read More

Spotted Gar in Oak Orchard Creek

Spotted Gar in Oak Orchard Creek: contributed by Scott George A spotted gar was captured in Oak Orchard Creek (a Lake Ontario tributary) on June 12th during a fish community survey conducted by personnel from the USGS, NYS Museum, and DEC Great Lakes Program. This species is not found in New York and this specimen represents... Read More

Global Effects of Climate Change on Fish

Global Effects of Climate Change on Fish: contributed by Karin Limburg Past-president of the NYCAFS Karin Limburg recently authored a popular science piece in The Conversation, entitled How is climate change affecting fishes? There are clues inside their ears. This article explores what otolith chemistry can tell us about how fishes fare under climate change.  The full article is... Read More