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Peer-Reviewed Journals

The latest aspects of research, management, policy, and techniques are addressed in the American Fisheries Society’s peer-reviewed journals.

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For member access to these journals on Wiley’s website, please click here.

Fisheries Magazine

Fisheries is the American Fisheries Society’s member magazine. Each issue contains

  • Two or more peer-reviewed feature articles and essays
  • Columns by the AFS president, the executive director, the policy director
  • Department updates
  • Meeting announcements
  • Voting reminders
  • Unit activities
  • Letters to Capitol Hill
  • Journal summaries
  • Job announcements
  • …and so much more

To access this magazine directly on Wiley’s website, please click here.


The latest aspects of research, management, policy, and techniques are addressed by AFS books, which are published through the AFS Books Program.  AFS books cover a wide range of subjects, including

  • Fish biology
  • Ecology
  • Introduced species
  • Economics
  • Other related aspects of aquatic science

More than 180 titles are available in the Bookstore, including textbooks, symposia proceedings, monographs, special publications, and professional and trade books.

You’ll find some of the most well-known books in fisheries, including

Inland Fisheries Management in North America
Fisheries Techniques
Community Ecology of Stream Fishes: Concepts, Approaches, and Techniques
Monitoring Stream and Watershed Restoration
Small Impoundment Management in North America
Guidelines for the Use of Fishes in Research
Population Genetics: Principles and Applications for Fisheries Scientists


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Future Plans for AFS Publications

The American Fisheries Society convened a special committee representing a diverse cross-section of membership to discuss the future direction and operation of AFS publications, including journals, books, and agency reports.  Read the report here.