Membership in the Fish Health Section is open to all members of the Asian Fisheries Society. Members receive the Fish Health Section Newsletter. At present over 200 fish health workers from the Asia Pacific Region, North America and Europe belong to the Section. As the Section operates from funds generated from its triennial symposia, there is currently no membership fee.

To apply for membership in the Asian Fisheries Society, contact:

The Asian Fisheries Society

Mrs. Malathi D/O Thanamsegaram
Executive Officer
Asian Fisheries Society
C/O Laboratory of Marine Biotechnology
Phone:+603 8947 2216
Fax:+603 8947 2217

Member Updates

New members (since 2005). Belated welcome to our new members!
  • Australia: Francis J Stephens
  • Cambodia: Chamnan Chhoun
  • China: Hong Ji, Jianming Chen, Yusheng Jiang, Luiji Wu, Yanging Huang
  • New Zealand: Rissa Williams, Lincoln Tubbs
  • India: Kuldeep Kumar Bass, U Unnikrishnan, Sayd Mohammed Manush, T.N. Devaraja, S.D. Singh, Theparambil, Mohamed Najmudeen, Rajeev Khumar Jha, S. Jagan Mohan
  • Korea RO: Tae-Sung Jung
  • Malaysia: Siti Zahrah Abdullah
  • Nigeria: Adedeji Adeola Adenugba, Ehireme Okonufua
  • Philippines: Marilou Directo
  • Singapore: Brian Sheehan, Neil Wendover
  • Sri Lanka: Sivashanthini Kuganathan
  • Thailand: Varinee Panyawachira, Wannalai Pooyam, Ram C. Bhujel
  • Vietnam: Thu Van Pham, Nhu Tiep Nguyen, Dung Tu Thanh, Thi Tuong Vi Nguyen
  • USA: Susmita Patnaik

Member News

We wish everyone all the best in their new posts and to our retirees, many thanks to your support and contribution and we wish you well and hope that you enjoy your retirement!
  • SE McGladdery: Sharon had assumed a new post as Director, Aquatic Animal Health Division, Canadian Food Inspection Agency based in Ottawa
  • FCJ Berthe: Franck is now based in Parma, Italy with his new post as Senior Scientific Officer of the European Food Safety Authority
  • Z Tan: Zilong has assumed a new assignment as Director for Technical Affairs, Intervet China, based in Guanghzhou
  • Susan Gibson-Kueh: Susan is pursuing her PhD studies at Murdoch University, Western Australia and also serving as part-time lecturer at the university
  • Ramesh Perera: Ramesh assumed a new post as General Manager, Aquatic Resources, Aquaculture Division, South Australia Department of Primary Industries and Resources based in Adelaide
  • Three FHS members FM Hine, T Aoki and S Chinabut have recently retired but still continuing work on aquatic animal health


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