The Edward C. Raney Fund Award is presented annually in honor of Edward C. Raney (1909–1984). Raney was a leader among ichthyologists. He possessed a broad knowledge of the fishes of the world; his particular area of expertise was the fishes of the eastern United States. A member of the faculty at Cornell University, Dr. Raney authored over 75 papers dealing with the systematics, behavior, and ecology of fishes. He was an expert on aquatic environmental problems and served on numerous environmental advisory committees. He was a member of over 30 professional societies, and he served as Secretary (1948–1951) and President (1955–1956) of ASIH.

Applications are solicited for grants to be awarded from the Raney Fund for Ichthyology. These funds are used to pr

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