Meeting of the Asian Society of Ichthyologists
The 6th Annual Conference of the Asian Society of Ichthyologists was held in Banda Aceh, Aceh Province, Indonesia on 19–20 June. It was held in conjunction with the 2nd International Conference on Fisheries, Aquatic and Environmental Sciences and emphasized the goal of advancing marine, fisheries, and environmental research. This collaboration provided many opportunities to scientists and students in the disciplines of ichthyology, fisheries, aquatic, and environmental sciences to participate, learn about fishes and aquatic environments, and develop collaborations. Over 200 participants attended the conference, which included oral presentations and posters and a fieldtrip on the final day.
The organizer of the conference was Professor Dr. Muchlisin Zainal Abidin, Dean of the Faculty of Marine and Fisheries, Syiah Kuala University, Banda Aceh 23111 Indonesia.
This 6th conference followed ASI conferences in Penang, Malaysia in 2014, Guilin, China in 2015, Taipei, Taiwan in 2016, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in 2017, and Nanning, China in 2018.
The 7th conference will be held at Maejo University in Chiang Mai, Thailand in December 2020 and hosted by Dr. Apinun Suvarnaraksha, Professor, Faculty of Fisheries Technology and Aquatic Resources.
Exact dates will be announced later.