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


This is to formally notify all AFS members that the 12th General Assembly of the Asian Fisheries Society will be held in Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC) in Bangkok, Thailand at 18.30-20.30 on 5th August 2015, during the 11th Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (3rd - 7th August 2016).


  1. Call to Order
  2. Reading/Approval of Minutes of the 11th General Assembly, Korea  
  3. Matters Arising from the Minutes   
  4. President's Report     
  5. Secretary's Report      
  6. Treasurer's Report     
  7. Nomination for AFS Awards    
  8. AFS Journal      
  9. Election of 12th AFS Council   
  10. Message from new President 
  11. Awards            
  12. Other Matters     

Remarks: Agenda will be updated if there is any changes.

2016 AFS Year Book

09 Aug, 2016

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E-Newsletter June 2016

12 Jul, 2016

FROM THE EDITOR Arrangements are in full swing for the organisation of 11th Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (11AFAF) and the ASEAN Fisheries and Aquaculture Conference and Exposition 2016, being organised jointly by the Asian Fisheries Society in collaboration with the Department of Fisheries, Thailand and Network of Aquaculture Centers in Asia-P...

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Our Goals

To promote effective interaction and cooperation among scientists and technicians involved in fisheries and aquaculture elit vitae and more...

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