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Southern Division American Fisheries Society Symposium Announcement

Linking Physical and Biological Processes for Habitat Management Among Aquatic Systems  Management of aquatic systems requires understanding the respective roles habitats have in maintaining system functions. Aquatic systems each contain unique habitat conditions that may necessitate a myriad of habitat management techniques. Channel design and bank stabilization are often used... Read More

Reservoir age related to loss of native species diversity and increase in non-natives over time

Temporal changes in fish diversity in lotic and lentic environments along a reservoir cascade Abstract Long‐term modifications in hydrological conditions due to river damming result in varied effects on fish diversity, which can be stronger in a reservoir cascade. Therefore, we assessed changes in fish diversity over a 28‐year period,... Read More

Sedimentation and Sustainability Resolutions

Recent progress has been made recognizing the challenge and importance of sedimentation in long-term dam viability. Both the Bureau of Reclamation Subcommittee on Sedimentation and the U.S. Society on Dams recently released resolutions: The SOS encourages all Federal agencies to develop long-term reservoir sediment-management plans for the reservoirs that they... Read More