SOFAS 2023 | International Symposium on Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

SOFAS 2023 | International Symposium on Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

24-26 October, 2023 | Conference Hall, National Fisheries Gene Bank, SUMAE.

Dear Past and Future Participants of SOFAS,

We would like to express our heartfelt appreciation to each and every one of you who participated in the successful International Symposium on Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (SOFAS 2022) that took place last year. Your active involvement and insightful contributions truly made the symposium a remarkable and memorable event.

We genuinely appreciate the time, effort, and expertise you invested in SOFAS 2022. The presentations, workshops, and sessions you all delivered were absolutely outstanding and left a lasting impression on all the attendees. Your knowledge and perspectives enriched the discussions and created an environment of intellectual growth and collaboration.

Furthermore, your engagement during the training sessions and your willingness to share your experiences and insights with fellow participants showcased your dedication to advancing knowledge in your field. Your active participation played an instrumental role in creating an engaging and interactive atmosphere throughout the symposium.

The success of any conference depends on the collective efforts and enthusiasm of its participants, and you played a crucial role in making SOFAS 2022 a truly memorable event. Your passion, expertise, and willingness to contribute to the exchange of ideas left a lasting impression on everyone who attended. The networking opportunities you embraced during the conference further enhanced the overall experience for all participants.

Now, onto some exciting news! We are thrilled to announce that we will be hosting the second edition of SOFAS | International Symposium on Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences in 24-26 October 2023. So, mark your calendars and get ready for another round of amazing discussions, collaborations, and learning opportunities. We can’t wait to have all of you back for what promises to be an even more remarkable event.

Stay tuned for further updates regarding specific dates, venue details, and the call for submissions. We greatly value your continued support and active participation, and we eagerly look forward to welcoming you back for another successful event.

If you have any suggestions or require any assistance, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Your feedback is highly valuable, and we are committed to ensuring the conference meets your needs and expectations.

Once again, thank you all for being a part of SOFAS 2023. Your contributions have been truly outstanding, and we are immensely grateful for your support. Let’s continue to push the boundaries of knowledge, explore new horizons, and make a lasting impact together.

Wishing you continued success in all your endeavors, and we look forward to your presence at SOFAS | The 2nd International Symposium on Fisheries and Aquatics Sciences in October 2023!

Warmest regards,

Symposium Committee

International Symposium on Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

25-27 October, 2022 | Conference Hall, National Fisheries Gene Bank, SUMAE.

We are thankful to all those 268 participants from 39 world countries who have registered to attend International Symposium on Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences “SOFAS 2022”.

Furthermore, We would like to inform you that the deadline for submitting abstracts for the SOFAS 2022 conference has been extended and the new deadline is 23 September 2022 by the decision of the SOFAS Organizing Committee.

Reminder and Useful Information

International Symposium on Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (SOFAS 2022) will be held in Trabzon, Türkiye, 25-27 October 2022. The official Symposium language is English. Detailed information on the symposium can be found at

SOFAS 2022 will deal with the following thematic areas;

  • Fisheries Biology & Management
  • Aquaculture
  • Biotechnology & Genetics
  • Fisheries Socio-Economics
  • Fish Nutrition & Health
  • Fish Pathology & Physiology
  • Seafood Processing Technology
  • Animal Welfare
  • Ecology

Please share this call with your network and colleagues who may be interested through forwarding this email.

Looking forward to meeting you in Trabzon, Türkiye in October 2022.

SOFAS Organizing Committee.

For any additional information please feel free to contact:

M. Doğan ÖZDEMİR, Symposium Secretary, [email protected]

Central Fisheries Research Institute (SUMAE), Trabzon, Türkiye.