WRA to Present at American Fisheries Society Meeting

WRA fisheries biologist Dan Chase has been invited to present at the American Fisheries Society (AFS) 145th annual meeting in Portland, Oregon.  This large national meeting has more than 3,000 registered attendees and will feature over 2,100 oral presentations and 400 poster presentations.

The conference poster networking event on Monday, August 17th from 6:00 – 8:30 pm will feature Dan’s tidewater goby research (P-206) which looked at species growth and stress response.  Dan currently holds a Recovery Permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for tidewater goby.  Poster details are available here.

Part of the Fish Deterrence and Guidance symposium Part 2 scheduled for Thursday, August 20th at 11:20 am, Dan’s presentation will focus on WRA’s Mare Island project as a case study for fish rescue, deference, and lessons learned.  WRA has conducted fish salvage work at the shipyard since 2011.   Presentation abstract is available here.

AFS is the world’s oldest and largest organization dedicated to strengthening the fisheries profession, advancing fisheries science, and conserving fisheries resources.  Read more about the organization and conference here.