The American Fisheries Society has a long history of issuing policy statements to provide science-based, objective information for policy makers.
Recent policy statements include:
- Statement of World Aquatic Scientific Societies on the Need to Take Urgent Action against Human-Caused Climate Change, Based on Scientific Evidence
- American Fisheries Society Position on Aquaculture
- Statement of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) and the Western Division AFS (WDAFS) About the Need to Breach the Four Dams on the Lower Snake River