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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AFS Genetics Section Business Meeting

The AFS genetics section will be hosting our annual business meeting next week during the national meeting in Grand Rapids. The meeting is scheduled for noon-1:00 pm EDT on Monday, August 21, and will have in-person and virtual options for attendance. The in-person meeting will be held at DeVos Place – Grand Gallery Overlook G.... Read More

Genetics Section Early Career Award 2023

Calling for nominations for the Genetics Section Early Career Award 2023! Submit nominations by 30 June 2023 to Kerry Reid, Committee Chair, and cc’ Committee Members Craig Stockwell, Trevor Krabbenhoft, and Elizabeth Mandeville. Please see the Genetics Section Early Career Award Announcement 2023 or visit our Early Career Award webpage for details. Read More