Fisheries Society

Images of students and teachers at a stream restoration

Stream restoration on Turkey Creek, NM


The New Mexico Student Subunit of the American Fisheries Society is an organization of undergraduate and graduate students interested in aquatic sciences such as fisheries management, aquatic ecology, and conservation. The NMSU Subunit is affiliated with the Arizona-New Mexico Chapter of the American Fisheries Society.

The American Fisheries Society…

  • Includes more than 8,000 members from around the world, including fisheries managers, biologists, professors, ecologists, aquaculturists, economists, engineers, geneticists, and social scientists
  • Promotes scientific research and sustainable management of fisheries resources
  • Publishes five of the world’s leading fish journals, and many renowned books
  • Organizes scientific meetings where new results are reported and discussed
  • Encourages comprehensive education and professional development for fisheries professionals

2023-2024 Officers

President – Will Bass;
Vice President – Terra Martinez;
Treasurer – Maret Smith-Miller;
Secretary – Anna White;

News and Links

Professional Certification

The American Fisheries Society has approved certification requirements that can be met for the Associate Fisheries Professional in the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Ecology!

For more information, contact Dr. Zach Klein.