The Asia Pacific Chapter (APC) of the World Aquaculture Society is part of an international network of Professionals who through a commitment to excellence in science, technology, education, and information exchange, contribute to the progressive and sustainable development of aquaculture throughout the world.

The World Aquaculture Society has created Chapters in the United StatesUnited States|Korea|Latin American Region|Caribbean Region|Asian-Pacific Region

The World Aquaculture Society was founded in 1969 as the World Mariculture Society. Since it is beginning the membership in WAS has grown to more than 3,000 members…

The World Aquaculture Society was founded in 1969 as the World Mariculture Society. Since it is beginning the membership in WAS has grown to more than 3,000 members in about 100 countries representing the global aquaculture.

Board team members is an elected Officer of the Chapter from the membership of The World Aquaculture Society and of the Asian Pacific Chapter, who is actively serve the full term of the position they are standing for and to improve the Chapter overall.

WAS-APC Events

Listing any event on the World Aquaculture Society (WAS) website is only a courtesy to the industry and does not imply a sponsorship by WAS nor does it give any permission specific or implied to use the WAS name, logo or the names/logos of our Chapters. Permission to use the WAS names and logos including Chapters can only be given by written approval from the WAS President or Executive Director.

Student Information

This is all about providing meaningful opportunities for students because you are the bright future of this chapter and in fact you are the future of the global aquaculture industry. The WAS APC board has implemented some exiting initiatives which commences an era of more meaningful engagement with the students of the APC region.
Great opportunities await any level of students to reach your Global mentors.
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Professors from across the world have teamed up with WAS(World Aquaculture Society) providing guidance and sharing valuable practical information.
“Sharing endless knowledge for future generations of Aquaculturist is a commitment to sustainable Aquaculture society”.

WAS-APC Resources

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Why Choose Us?

1. Promote

To promote the benefits of responsible aquaculture in the region through the dissemination of information to farmers, scientists, policy makers and suppliers.

Strategy 1:
Hold successful conferences and meetings in Australia and other countries in the Asian Pacific region.

Strategy 2:
Improve communication among members and potential members of the Asian Pacific Chapter.

2. Build

To build a strong, financially secure chapter of the WAS in the region with a specific target to double membership (currently just over two hundred) within two years and build it to six hundred members within five years.

Strategy 1:
Promote Chapter membership to all WAS members not currently in the chapter.

Strategy 2:
Promote WAS and the Asian Pacific Chapter to potential new members.

Strategy 3:
Develop Asian Pacific Chapter publications and joint publications to increase awareness and generate income for the chapter through purchases, subscriptions and advertising

3. Develop

To develop and maintain excellent relations with other aquaculture and fisheries associations in the region.

Strategy 1:
Assist in supporting and promoting meetings of and with other associations

Strategy 2:
Promote agreements of association between WAS, the Chapter and other organizations and fully support the terms of agreements

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The Asia Pacific Chapter

The Asia Pacific Chapter (APC) of the World Aquaculture Society is part of an international network of
Professionals who through a commitment to excellence in science, technology, education, and information
Exchange, contribute to the progressive and sustainable development of aquaculture throughout the world.

What we are about:
The World Aquaculture Society – Asia Pacific Chapter is organized for educational and scientific purposes