Symposium 2019: Call for Abstracts. Deadline Extended

We welcome contributions for oral or poster presentations on the topic of “Advances in eDNA-based Approaches to Fish Ecology and Management”. Please take account of the symposium sub-themes when submitting your abstract. Potential contributors should submit abstracts for oral, poster presentation or 3 minute speed-talk following the template shown below. The scientific steering committee will review all abstracts for relevance to the symposium and scientific merit before compiling the programme.

Submit Abstract

Deadline: 25th January 2019

The abstract submission process is now closed.

You will receive notification of receipt for your Abstract and, following the submission deadline, your abstract will be assessed by the Scientific Committee. Presenting Authors will be notified by 31 March if their Abstract has been accepted, including the format of their presentation.

NB: Presenting authors must register for the conference by the early-bird deadline of 15th April 2019 to secure their place in the programme.

Please send any queries to the Symposium organisers at

Publication of proceedings

All contributors are invited to submit a manuscript to be considered, subject to space restrictions and the normal peer review process, for publication in a Special Issue of the Journal of Fish Biology.

The language of the Symposium and for manuscripts is British English.

Manuscript preparation timelines

31st July 2019 – Deadline for manuscripts to be submitted online. Submit online via Editorial Manager (for Article type select “Symposium Paper”).

15th September 2019 – Deadline for submission of final revised manuscripts to facilitate rapid publication for the Special Issue.

Society Membership benefit

The Symposium Special Issue to the Journal of Fish Biology is free to FSBI members. Other delegates may wish to join the Society and receive the Newsletter, the current year’s issues of the Journal along with the Symposium Special Issue, for a fee of £30 (Students, £15).  Membership also includes online access to all issues of the Journal of Fish Biology (1969-present).