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

The 2nd International Symposium on Aquaculture and Fisheries Education (ISAFE2)

The 2nd International Symposium on Aquaculture and Fisheries Education (ISAFE2) jointly organized by Asian Fisheries Society (AFS) and Shanghai Ocean University (SHOU) will be convened on SHOU campus at Lingang New City in Shanghai from Wednesday 22nd to Friday 24th April, 2015. Please login symposium website for more details :

E-Newsletter June 2015

29 Jul, 2015

FROM THE EDITOR Congratulations to the new Executive Committee of Fish Health Section (FHS) that has been elected for the period 2015-2017 and wish that the network under their guidance will do better than ever for the health of aquaculture sector.During the period under report, Asian Fisheries Society in collaboration with Shanghai Ocean University ...

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Writers for profile pages for Thunnus tonggol, AsiaPacific-FishWatch

06 Jul, 2015

The Asian Fisheries Society project, AsiaPacific-FishWatch, is inviting applications from suitable qualified experts to draft three profile pages for longtail tuna (Thunnus tonggol), namely the profile webpages for Sustainability, Production, and Supply Chains. The skipjack tuna pages serve as a model for the profile pages. These can be viewed at http:/...

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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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