Australian Society for Fish Biology Conference 2018October 7 - 11, 2018 Melbourne, Australia


The 2018 ASFB conference program promises to deliver four days of captivating presentations and discussions on a wide range of fish-related topics, showcasing research undertaken in both freshwater and marine environments.

* Program is subject to minor changes

Click Here to download a printable PDF version of the program

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Special Sessions

Titles of the special sessions can be found here


ASFB will be hosting a series of targeted workshops on Wednesday afternoon. These will offer delegates an opportunity to become more involved in a particular topic through targeted discussion, debate and activities. All workshops have a defined objectives and outcomes. Further details and scheduling will be released in June. In the interim, please see below the options, we are requesting your preferences in the submission process. 

  • Threatened fishes workshop: Tools and support for saving species
  • Fisheries management workshop: The importance of cohesion to confront uncertainty
  • Wikipedia workshop: An introduction to improving coverage of Australian fish on Wikipedia
  • Fish ethics and welfare workshop: Opportunities and challenges in nationally unified welfare legislation
  • Student and ECR workshop: getting a job in the aquatic sciences

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