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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Business meeting and virtual social

Hi AFSGS Members, We will hold our annual AFSGS Business Meeting in conjunction with the AFS Virtual Annual Meeting (the so-called VAM). The AFSGS Business Meeting is this Thursday (9/17) from 4-5pm eastern. It will be held via GoToMeeting. The parent society has asked us to direct you to your meeting schedule you received as... Read More

Genomics symposia at the Virtual Annual Meeting and Business Meeting

Hi AFSGS Members, Please find below some information about two genomics symposia at the upcoming Virtual Annual Meeting. Note that the live sessions are back-to-back on the 21st. Talks for both symposia are asynchronous and will be available starting on the 14th. Also, the Genetics Section will be holding a virtual Business Meeting on September... Read More