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Fish at Night: an international symposium

Miami, Florida, USA
Wednesday , November 18, 2015 - Friday , November 20, 2015

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Location Miami, Florida, USA
Lisa Sedelnik
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The Bulletin of Marine Science is hosting an international symposium entitled “Fish at Night.” The purpose of the symposium is to stimulate the exchange of new knowledge, data, and ideas on behaviors, patterns, and processes operating underwater, in darkness. Relevant topics include nocturnal fish activities, technical aspects of night fishing/fisheries, diel fish distribution and abundance comparisons, and strategies adopted by fish and fishers at extreme depths and/or latitudes (i.e., polar seas), where darkness often prevails. Our intent is to foster greater collaboration among researchers, managers, and industry who are faced with different problems, many of which are made more challenging by the lack of light.

All attendees are invited to submit their work to be included in the Proceedings of the “2015 International Fish at Night Symposium”—a dedicated, peer-reviewed special issue of the Bulletin of Marine Science. We look forward to welcoming you in Miami, Florida, USA, in November 2015 for an illuminating knowledge exchange on the multiple facets, issues, and challenges regarding fish at night.