AFS Exhibitors




Advanced Telemetry Systems

Advanced Telemetry Systems (ATS) offers innovative and reliable wildlife tracking products designed for researchers world-wide. Our product line includes: VHF and Acoustic Transmitters, Iridium GPS Collars, GPS Loggers, VHF and Acoustic Receivers/Data loggers, Antennas, and more.
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AFS 150th Annual Meeting -Columbus Ohio

AFS Western Division

Joint Western Division and WA/BC Chapter booth to advertise our upcoming annual meeting in Vancouver, BC (April 12-16, 2020)

Alpha Mach Inc.

 Alpha Mach specializes in miniature and low cost archival tags used in fisheries and biology research. Our instruments offer the opportunity to economically tag a large number of animals or monitor rivers, lakes & tributaries. Our newest logger, the Weetag®, are RFID, implantable and have a large capacity memory.

American Institute Fishery Research Biologists

The mission of this Institute, incorporated in 1956, is to advance excellence in fishery science and to promote stewardship, conservation, sustainability, and wise utilization of natural resources, through support in professional development and recognition of competent achievement of its members, as measured by the highest of professional standards. 

Big Fin Scientific

Big Fin Scientific provides data-gathering equipment and software.  Measure fish, frogs or trees, quickly and easily, with a secure and easily-customized digital system.  Get rid of transcribing errors and lower your costs.

Biomark Inc


BioSonics, Seattle, WA, offers quality scientific echosounders and advanced software for fisheries and aquatic habitat assessment. Featured products include the DT-X Extreme Autonomous and MX series of portable mobile echosounders, DT-X Automated Monitoring Systems for fish and marine mammal passage and behavior, the DT-X SUB Autonomous Submersible echosounder for seafloor observatories. Compact electronics packages available for USVs and ROVs. Simultaneously acquire fisheries, submerged aquatic vegetation, substrate, and bathymetry data and generate maps quickly and easily.

Cefas Technology Limited

Manufacturer of Data Storage tags (archival loggers used in monitoring animal behaviour) and Electronic Data Capture systems (used in automating fish sampling process).

Central Life Sciences

Central Life Sciences offers a variety of piscicides designed to control invasive fish species. These formulas feature rotenone, a general use piscicide naturally derived from the cube resin root. Used by native populations for centuries, rotenone effectively controls all fish species without affecting most mammals, birds and vegetation when applied as directed. Further, rotenone degrades quickly in the environment, making it the ideal choice for maintaining a balanced ecosystem.

Cramer Fish Sciences

Cramer Fish Sciences and our molecular genetics team, Genidaqs, are built around a core group of senior scientists with distinguished careers in fisheries and aquatic ecology, forestry, genetics, fluvial geomorphology, biostatistics, and population modeling. We provide many fisheries and aquatic professional services including eDNA, diet and population genetics, riverine habitat restoration, resistance board weirs for managing migratory fish populations, and the patented Aquatic Habitat Sampling Platform.

Desert Star Systems LLC

Solar powered wildlife tags for fresh and salt water systems in behavior studies, stock assessment, and spawning detection to reliable and fast acting Acoustic Release technology for scientific gear retrieval and field validated Ropeless Fishing systems. 

Dewees Nature Designs

I do Japanese Fish Prints (Gyotaku) and will have original art for sale.  We will also have tee shirts, tiles and copies of my new 2017 book (A Life Among Fishes: The Art of Gyotaku. I have exhibited at past AFS Annual Meetings in Monterey, San Francisco, and Portland.  My works have been exhibited worldwide.
I am a longtime AFS member.

Echoview Software

Echoview is the world’s premier software package for hydroacoustic data processing, delivering powerful and flexible capabilities for water-column and bottom echosounder and sonar data processing.

With its broad scope and continued commitment to delivering cutting-edge capabilities, Echoview has been widely adopted as the global industry standard by fisheries scientists, aquatic ecologists and environmental managers who need to monitor, understand and manage marine and freshwater environments.

ETS Electrofishing Systems

ETS has provided high performance boat, stream, and backpack electrofishing systems to federal, state, and private agencies for over 30 years. Our systems feature accurate metering and user-friendly precision controls. We offer excellent customer service and design each system to best meet the needs of your agency. ETS continues to innovate with our Trident boat series and advanced stream barge designs.

Eureka Water Probes

Eureka Water Probes manufactures multiparameter water quality sondes for surface and ground water monitoring.  Manta Plus Sondes may be used for spot checking with hand-held field displays, as self-powered loggers, or for remote continuous real-time monitoring with telemetry stations.  The Manta is super easy to use, reliable and operates in the toughest field conditions!

Fishiding Reclaimed Artificial Fish Habitat

Fishiding  habitat products continue to lead the industry by producing innovative forms of strictly reclaimed, PVC artificial fish habitat since 2008. Focusing on fish protection, growth and reproduction, these ready to install habitat products come with various self contained weights, density and light penetration types and overall unit sizes. Massive surface areas produce shade, food and protection. Modular, individual, or custom created habitat mats available for all site and species specific conditions.

Floy Tag & Manufacturing Co

External fisheries research tags manufactured in Seattle, WA.

Frigid Units, Inc.

FRIGID UNITS manufactures various Fiberglass Tanks and Water Chiller/Heater Units.  Including our closed re-circulating “Living Stream” which cools, aerates and filters in one operation & our Min-O-Cool.  Versatile STREAM MODULES (now in 3 sizes) for a continuous flow of water in limited space. CHILLER/HEATER Units with dual digital thermostat for consistent temperature control.  Need something special? We have the flexibility to custom manufacture to special needs.

Great Wildlife Photos

I produce artwork from my wildlife photography.  I print on canvas, aluminum, and photo paper.  These images are displayed in custom frames (not mass produced in China).  I also have for sale cards, calendars, post cards, and a book.

Halltech Aquatic Research Inc.

We are excited to be part of this combined conference with both the Fisheries and Wildlife Societies in attendance.  Halltech Environmental and Aquatic Research has been supporting field researchers in both these professions since 1991.  Whether you are a Fisheries Biologist, Wildlife Biologist, Limnologist, Terrestrial Ecologist, Surveyor, GIS Technologist or anyone else working in the Research and Management of the Worlds Natural Resources….we are right beside you as….Your Proud Partners in Research!

HELIX Environmental Planning

HELIX Environmental Planning is a full-service environmental consulting firm providing biological, fisheries, and aquatic resource studies; habitat restoration; regulatory permitting; compliance monitoring; and more.

ICF International

ICF is a global consulting services company with more than 5,500 specialized experts, who are not your typical consultants. We combine unmatched expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help clients solve their most complex challenges, navigate change and shape the future.

ISG Solutions, LLC

Juniper Systems

Juniper Systems’ rugged handheld computers and sub-meter GPS receivers are ideal for fisheries applications. From stream surveys to electrofishing applications, our handhelds are preferred throughout the industry in both marine and fresh water environments. All Juniper Systems handheld field computers feature an ultra-rugged design (waterproof, dustproof, shockproof), sunlight readable displays, long battery life, ergonomic design, and field-swappable batteries. Options for GPS, cameras with geotagging capabilities, barcode scanners, and RFID are also available.

Little Pond Nature Prints

I practice the Japanese art of Gyotaku, also known as fish printing.  The technique utilizes the actual fish, invertebrates, or botanicals in the process.


Display Vertical Salmon / Trout Incubation system and various hatchery supplies

Media Cybernetics

Media Cybernetics believes in its ability to enable and transform the way consumers and businesses use information to advance science and innovation, improving the world’s products, processes, and ability to make new discoveries.

With 35 years in experience delivering software products that continuously exceed our customer expectations with such products as AutoQuant and Image-Pro, Media Cybernetics continues its journey of delivering best in class imaging analysis tools.

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Miller Net Company is a family business with a product line developed from four generations. Our hand-crafted nets are built in our net shop using only the finest materials—no seconds or inferior netting ever used. We have years of experience specializing in trap/fyke/nets, experimental gill nets, hoop nets, etc.



National Fish Habitat Partnership

Since 2006, the National Fish Habitat Partnership has implemented over 840 projects in all 50 states through 20 regional partnerships. Many of these projects have been fostered through coordination efforts by state fish and wildlife and natural resource agencies and are making a difference conserving fish habitat and improving angling opportunities across the country.

Natural Areas Association

The Natural Areas Association has been dedicated to the support and advancement of natural areas professionals for 40+ years. We serve the people who manage our land and water resources and directly participate in restoration and conservation efforts, including natural lands and natural resource managers, land trust staff and volunteers, biologists, ecologists, researchers, policy specialists, educators, and students. NAA provides access to tools, science-based information and the supportive network they need to do their jobs.

Northwest Marine Technology Inc

We specialize in fish tags and fish tagging, and invite you to explore their applications to your project. Our tags include Coded Wire Tags (CWT), Visible Implant Elastomer (VIE) and Visible Implant Alpha (VI Alpha). They were first developed for salmon, but are now used worldwide for fish, crustaceans, cephalopods, reptiles, amphibians and other animals. Projects range from identifying a few animals in the lab to coastwide programs.

Oregon RFID

Oregon RFID manufactures equipment for tracking fish and wildlife using both high and low frequency PIT tags and readers. Our products are used worldwide for scientific research and commercial operations.

Running Rivers

At Running Rivers, our mission is to conserve and restore native fish populations in freshwater ecosystems by inspiring people to engage in conservation through recreation, education, and on-the-ground projects.

Seafood Analytics

We have a automated fishboard that will measure length, weight, energy content, and body composition. We also have a handheld unit that measures health and condition of fish.

Sigma Eight Inc.

Sigma Eight Inc. is a leading provider of state of the art VHF tracking technology. We produce the only fully programmable tags and flexible software defined radios applied to fish and wildlife tracking. We also provide the only cloud based data collection system which facilitates remote collection and near real time processing of your data. Data access is securely provided by login from any web browser.

Sitka Technology Group

Sitka Technology Group is a technology and data management firm that develops knowledge infrastructures for conservation, restoration, and sustainable development.

Smith-Root, Inc.

Since 1964 Smith-Root has continually produced the highest quality products for fisheries, fish-culture and invasive species control. Products include backpack, boat and shore electrofishing equipment, electric fish-barriers, hatchery fish-stunning and sorting, fish counting, electric-fish-handling gloves, environmental DNA collection and detection products as well as eDNA Lab Services. Thanks to all the great scientists, technicians, volunteers, and members of AFS whose support has allowed us to grow into the respected, international company we are today.


Sonotronics is a leader in the manufacturing of ultrasonic related to the underwater tracking of marine animals, equipment marking, and other marine applications. Sonotronics specializes in implementing the latest technologies and providing economic solutions to customers research needs. Always using ‘state of the art’ equipment and design, Sonotronics offers high performance manual tracking systems for real time determination of animal behavior. We also offer automated stations for logging animal detections, including cellular uplink and web technologies.

Sunfish Fish Farm

Warm Water sports fish farm stocking live fish around the west. We also sell Aeration Systems.

SWCA Environmental Consultants

SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms across the country with 31 office locations and 1000+ staff. Since 1981, we’ve helped our clients navigate the environmental compliance process. Our employee-owned firm focuses solely on environmental science, permitting and compliance. We are recognized leaders for bringing sound science and creative solutions to every project. For more information, visit


Teknologic provides juvenile salmon acoustic telemetry system (JSATS) autonomous and shore-based receiver systems along with ancillary systems that augment fishery studies.  2D/3D tag location systems based on our receivers provide sub-meter accuracy in stationary and free floating deployments.  We’ve provided successful solutions for JSATS since 2002.


VEMCO is the world leader in the development of acoustic telemetry monitoring and tracking systems used by researchers worldwide for behaviour, migration and positioning studies of aquatic animals in fresh and saltwater environments. VEMCO will be joined by HTI-VEMCO USA, Inc., a manufacturer of hydroacoustic fisheries research equipment (acoustic tags, acoustic tag receivers and active hydroacoustic systems). HTI-VEMCO also conducts hydroacoustic research in oceans, lakes, and rivers, and at hydropower dams, estuaries and shipping locks.

Walker Basin Conservancy

The Walker Basin Conservancy is leading the effort to restore and maintain Walker Lake while protecting agricultural, environmental, and recreational interests throughout the Walker Basin. The Conservancy works to restore Walker Lake through the voluntary sale and lease of water rights in the Walker Basin. When restoration goals are reached, Lahontan cutthroat trout and other key species may thrive in Walker Lake once again.

Whooshh Innovations

Whooshh Innovations provides solutions for volitional fish passage that are safe, timely, efficient and effective. Transport times are short, even for high head dams, with no measurable stress or injury to the fish. In addition, our standalone fish scanning and sorting systems enable biologists to collect accurate count and species information without needing to handle fish. The data collected in real time can be used to sort live fish to different destinations.

Wildlife Computers

Wildlife Computers is the leading provider of advanced wildlife telemetry solutions. Propelled by its mission to promote the sustainable use of our global environment, Wildlife Computers creates the most innovative marine technologies that empower data-driven decisions. Wildlife Computers provides unique consultative services, an unsurpassed commitment to quality, and impeccable customer service to get you the data you need when you need it. Learn more at


Wiley, a global company, helps people and organizations develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. Our online scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, combined with our digital learning, assessment and certification solutions help universities, societies, businesses, governments, and individuals increase the academic and professional impact of their work.

World Fisheries Congress 2020

The World Fisheries Congress is the premier international fisheries conference held every four years to bring together researchers, industry and management to advance developments and cooperation in fisheries science, conservation and management. Showcasing commercial, recreational and indigenous fisheries the next World Fisheries Congress ‘Sharing our oceans and rivers – a vision for the world’s fisheries,’ held in Adelaide, Australia, 11-15 October 2020, will focus on sustainable development of the world’s oceans, lakes, estuaries and rivers.