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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Announcing the James Wright Award for the 2020 virtual AFS meeting

Hi, all! On behalf of the AFS Genetics Section, we are now accepting applications for the James Wright Award, a graduate student travel award that provides funds to participate in the annual AFS meeting this year. Due to COVID-19, AFS has opted to offer the meeting online but they will be charging registration fees for... Read More

Please RSVP for the Genetics Section Social

Monday 30-Sept starting around 7:00PM – 10:00PM at The Depot (http://thedepotreno.com/) Address: The Depot Craft Brewery & Distillery, 325 E 4th Street, Reno, Nevada (Ph: 775-737-4330) This year, the AFS Genetics Section will have its informal, no-host social at The Depot. The Depot is located in a historic brick building (built in 1910) that served... Read More