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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2018 AFS Genetics Section Officer Elections

Hello Genetics Section members, It’s time to select a president-elect and secretary-treasurer. The president-elect serves for two years, followed by two years as president and two years as past-president. The secretary-treasurer serves for two years. We are fortunate to have highly qualified candidates for both positions. You can read the candidates statements and make your... Read More