Asian Fisheries Society
Welcome To AFS

The Asian Fisheries Society (AFS) is a non-profit scientific society founded in 1984 by fishery professionals in Asia. The society aims at promoting networking and co-operation between scientists, technicians and all stakeholders involved in fisheries (including aquaculture) production, research and development in Asia. Its ultimate objective is to enhance food security and income generating opportunities for fisheries workers via sound management practices, environmentally sustainable development and efficient utilization of the aquatic resources. More information on the objectives, highlight, past and present activities of the Society are given in the subsequent sections.

Special Announcement

Special Announcement: International Conference on Advances in Fish Health 2017 (ICFISH)

Dear AFS Members,

We are pleased to announce that Universiti Putra Malaysia in collaboration with Department of Fisheries Malaysia, Malaysian Fisheries Society and Asian Fisheries Society will be organizing a conference entitled International Conference on Advances in Fish Health 2017 (ICFISH)

The details of the conference are as below:

Date: 4 - 6th April 2017
Time: 8.00 am - 5.00 pm
Venue: Auditorium TNCPI, Universiti Putra Malaysia

The conference will comprise three days of scientific sessions inclusive of keynote, plenary, oral and poster presentations.

Invited keynote and plenary speakers include:

  1. Prof. Dr. Alexandra (Sandra) Adams (University of Stirling, UK) 
  2. Dr. Melba B. Reantaso (FAO, Italy) 
  3. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mohamed Shariff Mohamed Din (Universiti Putra Malaysia) 
  4. Professor Dr. K. Pani Prasad (Central Institute of Fisheries Education, India) 
  5. Dr. Celia Lavilla-Pitogo (iAqua Sdn.Bhd, Blue Archipelago, Malaysia) 
  6. Dr. Hj. Mazuki Hashim (Department of Fisheries, Malaysia) 

We are calling for your abstracts now! Attached herewith is the second announcement of the seminar for your reference.

  • All registrations must be done online. Visit us at
  • AFS members will get a discounted registration fee rate of USD230 compared to normal rate of USD300.
  • A special discount is offered to participants that register before 31th January 2017.

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