The German Ichthyological Society

Gesellschaft für Ichthyologie e.V. (GfI)

  • Funding –  Research into the biology of fish under natural and artificial living conditions

  • Support – Ichthyological teaching at all levels of education

  • Cooperation At national and international level with institutions, groups and interested persons

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GfI conferences

An essential element of the GfI activities is the orientation of the scientific GfI conferences.


The Bulletin of Fish Biology (formerly: Zeitschrift für Fischkunde) is an official journal of the GfI and is published once a year. It contains scientific papers, up-to-date textbook reviews, as well as the communications of the Ichthyology Society.


The project "Digital Biodiversity Atlas - Open Access Display of Faunistic Data on the Internet" was awarded on 21 November 2013 as an official project of the UN Decade of Biodiversity.

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With the Rüdiger-Riehl-Award, the GfI honors outstanding achievements of young scientists in the field of nonhyological research.



An overview of the publications of the Ichthyologie Gesellschaft.

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