Asian Fisheries Society

E-Newsletter June 2016
12 Jul, 2016


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-Pacific (NACA) during 3-7 August 2016 in Bangkok.

Asia-Pacific FishWatch has made considerable progress in completing and publishing the profile of Long Tail Tuna (Thunnus tonggol) and is in the process of compiling profile of Pacific Blue Fin Tuna (Thunnus orientalis) and a freshwater aquaculture species Pangasius hypophthalmus.

Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries group has been quite active and is busy preparing for the 6th Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries conference (GAF 6) which will be held in Bangkok in conjunction with 11AFAF. The Society has agreed for the Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries to be a Section of AFS (GAFS)

Dr M.V. Gupta

e-newsletter june 2016