Commencing in 1987, till now the AFSIB has conducted 12 Indian Fisheries Forum at various locations successfully. All these were well attended and the Branch was able to bring together researchers, students, technocrats, policymakers, entrepreneurs, fish farmers and the public under one umbrella. It is gratifying to note that proceedings of all Forum up to 2017 have been brought out. The IFF has become a much-awaited event and the largest gathering of fisheries professionals in the country.

The objectives of the forum were to:

The recent 12th IFAF was hosted by the he Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Nagapattinam, Tamilnadu during 5-7 May 2022.