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 Symposium at IAGLR 2019

Section members: As you plan for you summer meeting travel please consider the following symposium at the 2019 International Association for Great Lakes Research Annual meeting in Brockport, NY, June 10-14. Application of genomic tools to inform management of the Great Lakes Over the past few years, many geneticists studying the Great Lakes have begun... Read More

Genetics Section Business Meeting Minutes

Genetics Section members, please find attached the meeting minutes for the Section Business Meeting that was held Monday, August 20, 2018, at 5:30 pm in the Atlantic City Convention Center, Room 414. Read More