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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Genetics Section Social in Atlantic City

Hi Genetics Section Members, […] If you will be attending the conference, you are invited to join the group for dinner after the Genetics Section Business Meeting. The Business Meeting is Monday, Aug 20, at 5:30pm in Convention Center Room 414. After the meeting, we’ll walk as a group to Antonio’s (http://angelosfairmounttavern.com/) for a sit... Read More

Genetics Section Business Meeting at the AFS Annual Meeting

Section members: Please note the time and date of the Section’s business meeting. We are meeting on Monday, August 20, from 5:30-6:30pm in Room 414 of the Atlantic City Convention Center. An agenda will be posted in the next 2-3 weeks. Cheers, Wendylee Stott wstott@usgs.gov Read More