Synopsis of the Fourth International Percid Fishes Symposia

Fisheries
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Abstract

Percids play an integral role in food webs and freshwater fisheries of the world. Anthropogenic stressors such as pollution, overfishing, invasive species, and climate change threaten percid diversity and the sustainability of economically important fisher-ies. The International Percid Fish Symposium is the only scien-tific conference dedicated to this family of fishes, offering unique opportunities for communication, discussion, and collaboration among scientists studying these valuable fishes. In this synopsis, we review the history of the percid symposia with an emphasis on the recent Fourth International Percid Fish Symposium held in Tartu, Estonia, during April 2016 and discuss future needs and direction for this important scientific conference.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Synopsis of the Fourth International Percid Fishes Symposia
Series title Fisheries
DOI 10.1080/03632415.2017.1377562
Volume 42
Issue 11
Year Published 2017
Language English
Publisher American Fisheries Society
Contributing office(s) Great Lakes Science Center
Description 4 p.
First page 567
Last page 570