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 December 2014

25 Feb, 2015

FROM THE EDITOR Wishing all readers a very Happy and Productive 2015. Year 2014 saw a number of activities organised by Asian Fisheries Society and its branches: 10th Indian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (10ifaf) and International Workshop on Aquatic Animal Disease Surveillance organised by the Indian Branch; organisation of Sustainable Workshop an...

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E-Newsletter June 2014

13 Aug, 2014

FROM THE EDITOR The year 2014 has been declared as "International Year of Family Farming" by the 66th Session of United Nations general Assembly in recognition of the importance small-scale farming plays in poverty alleviation and food security. The same holds true in the case of small-scale fisheries and aquaculture which contribute substantially not ...

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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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