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.

E-Newsletter December 2018

23 Jan, 2019

MESSAGE FROM EDITOR Wishing all readers a Very Happy and Productive 2019. Year 2018 has been a hectic year for the Society with organisation of three major events: (i) International Symposium on Aquaculture and Fisheries Education hosted by the ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education in Mumbai in collaboration with the Indian Branch of AFS and...

Read More

Yang Yi Young Scientist Fellowship

29 Oct, 2018

Update:The Yang Yi Young application will be closed on 17th February 2019. 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 excell...

Read More

Our Goals

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

Read More