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The 16th Flatfish Biology Conference

December 4th and 5th, 2018

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The 16th Flatfish Biology Conference
will be held December 4th and 5th, 2018

at Water's Edge Resort & Spa, Westbrook, CT

Gyotaku of Fluke by Jack Brown and Logo Design by Gillian Philllips

Gyotaku, or Japanese fish printing, is a process where a fish is coated with ink and pressed onto paper, creating a detailed reverse image. This traditional art form was historically used as a means for fishermen to record their catches.

Call for Abstracts!

Please see the "Abstracts & Presentations" tab for details.

Download the 2018 Flatfish Biology Conference flyer

Steering Committee

  • Chris Chambers, NOAA Fisheries, NEFSC, James J Howard Lab
  • David Davis, HDR Engineering
  • Mark Dixon, NOAA Fisheries, NEFSC, Milford Lab
  • Steve Dwyer, Dominion Energy, Millstone Environmental Lab
  • Elizabeth Fairchild, University of New Hampshire
  • Penny Howell, Connecticut DEEP, Marine Fisheries Division (retired)
  • Renee Mercaldo-Allen (Chair), NOAA Fisheries, NEFSC, Milford Lab
  • Thomas Munroe, NOAA Fisheries, Office of Science and Technology
  • Chris Powell, Roger Williams University
  • Sandra Sutherland, NOAA Fisheries, NEFSC, Woods Hole Lab
  • Anthony Calabrese (Emeritus)
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The 16th Flatfish Biology Conference
will be held December 4th and 5th, 2018

at Water's Edge Resort & Spa, Westbrook, CT

Download Registration Form

To be added to the mailing list, please contact renee.mercaldo-allen@noaa.gov

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The 16th Flatfish Biology Conference
will be held December 4th and 5th, 2018

at Water's Edge Resort & Spa, Westbrook, CT

CALL FOR PAPERS

  • Abstracts due by Monday, September 10

Titles and abstracts should be submitted to Renee Mercaldo-Allen.

Instructions for Presenters

An LCD projector with an IBM-compatible computer will be available for oral presentations using Powerpoint. Presentations can be loaded from a CD or a USB thumb drive. Speakers are limited to a total of 15 minutes for their presentation and 5 minutes for questions. If using embedded video in your presentation, please test that it runs smoothly prior to speaking at the conference.

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The 16th Flatfish Biology Conference
will be held December 4th and 5th, 2018

at Water's Edge Resort & Spa, Westbrook, CT

Click here for information about our venue

Overnight room rate: $124 + 15% CT occupancy tax
Use conference group code 328269

Click here for local restaurants and eateries

Convened by NMFS and first held in 1986, the Flatfish Biology Conference provides an opportunity for researchers who study flatfish to come together to present their findings.

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