Members of the Malaysian Fisheries Society have immediate access to the professional network of fisheries and aquaculture professionals in Malaysia and the region. Other benefits of membership include:
- Preferential rates for all programs organized by the Malaysian Fisheries Society as well as her affiliates.
- Discounted rates for all publications of the Malaysian Fisheries Society
- Free copies of the FishMail every quarter and affiliates publications at reduced rates.
Individuals can apply for either Full Membership or Associate Membership, while students quality for Student Membership which is limited to undergraduates. Full and Associate Members can also opt for Life Membership which allows members to enjoys all the benefits by having to pay membership fees only once.
Commercial entities and Government Agencies can apply for Corporate Membership which allows them to nominate one individual to participate in the society programs and activities. Corporate Members have their organizations listed in the Fishmail. Schools and Universities enjoy benefits of membership at preferential rates.