The Genetics Section of the American Fisheries Society strives to provide a better understanding of the role of genetics in aquatic sciences, fisheries management, and aquaculture; encourage protection of the genetic resources of aquatic species; and promote the accumulation, synthesis, and exchange of genetic information concerning aquatic organisms and their management.

The 2016 AFS Genetics Section bylaws are available here.

You can also visit us on Facebook.

Banner pictures generously provided by Amanda Ackiss, Jeff Olsen, Maili Page c/o Andrew Whiteley, Eleni Petrou, and Brian Stockwell.

AFS Annual Meeting Symposium Announcement

Dear Colleagues, We invite you to participate in a symposium at this year’s annual meeting of the American Fisheries Society titled Integration of Genetic Techniques with Quantitative Stock Assessment and Ecological Models for Resolving Fishery Management Issues. The meeting will be held in Atlantic City, New Jersey, from August 19-23, 2018. A description of the... Read More

Coastwide Salmon Genetics 2018 – Registration, Abstracts, Hotels

Hello salmonid geneticists and friends! We are pleased to open registration and abstract submission for the 2018 meeting to be held in Mukilteo, Washington, 19-21 June. Please see our updated web[page] for information and links for registration and abstract submission (both due by 10 April) through our partners at the American Fisheries Society Genetics Section.... Read More