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

12AFAF- Register and Submission of Abstract

Dear AFS Members,

Please be informed that the 12AFAF web site has been launched and you can register at an early bird rate and submit an abstract. Kindly refer the link: at our website for the abstract guidelines.

Thank you for your support.


Update:The deadline for submission of abstracts for 12 AFAF is extended until 15 November 2018.

Yang Yi Young Scientist Fellowship

29 Oct, 2018

Management Organization The Yang Yi Young Scientist Fellowship was set up to memorialize Prof. Yang Yi, a former senior staff member of Shanghai Ocean University, AquaFish CRSP researcher, and past president of the Asian Fisheries Society (AFS). The Fellowship supports excellent young scientists in presenting their findings at the triennial Asian Fis...

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28 Oct, 2018

The Asian Fisheries Society (AFS) – Kanazawa Research Fellowship The AFS is offering awards up to US$5,000 (research fund) to successful applicants to support their doctoral degree research and US$1,500 as airfare/accommodation support to attend the 12thAsian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (12AFAF) and present a paper (if applicable) and a progre...

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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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