Who We Are


The International Fisheries Section was established to:

  • support and promote worldwide fishery educational, organizational, and research efforts;
  • increase North American fishery scientists’ awareness of the interests, needs and contributions of their colleagues worldwide;
  • increase awareness and cooperation of the American Fisheries Society and its members in international fisheries;
  • assist the international exchange of information, including the provision of technical advice, among fishery workers of all nations.