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.

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Pre-annual Meeting Genetics Section Newsletter

Genetics Section members, Attached is the latest issue of the section’s newsletter, The Open Reading Frame. Please send along contributions for the next issue at anytime to [email protected] These might include your original lab or fieldwork photography, job postings, award solicitations, journal article summaries, or anything else you’d like to share with section members. All... Read More

Genetics Section Business Meeting Agenda

Section members: Please find attached the agenda for the Section business meeting on Monday, August 20, 2018, at 5:30pm in the Atlantic City Convention Center Room 414. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask, and I hope to see you there. Cheers, Wendylee Stott Research Associate Michigan State University CESU 1451 Green... Read More