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Fishbase WWW, The Online Database of Fish Taxonomy and Occurrence
Entry ID: 01-FishBase-99

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Summary
Abstract: (Summary adapted from the FishBase website)

The FishBase WWW is based on the 1995 version of the FishBase CD-ROM,
http://www.fishbase.org/home.htm produced by ICLARM in collaboration with the
FAO and funded by the EU. The WWW version, which was prepared by D. A. Gee of
the Species 2,000 Project, contains all records of fin fish species in the
FishBase CD-ROM but with only a limited set of ... View entire text
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Description: Welcome to the world of fishes. The purpose of this page is to give you
background information on FishBase, a global information system with all you
ever wanted to know about fishes. FishBase is a relational database with
information to cater to different professionals such as research scientists,
fisheries managers, zoologists and many more. FishBase on the web contains
practically all fish species known to science. The FishBase 2000 CD-ROM
contains full information on 25,000 species and comes on 4 CD-ROMS. It can be
ordered for 95 US$ including air-mail.

FishBase was developed at the International Center for Living Aquatic
Resources Management (ICLARM) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture
Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and many other partners, and with
support from the European Commission (EC). Since 2001 FishBase is supported by
a consortium of seven research institutions.
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Service Citation
Originators: International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management (ICLARM)
Title: Fishbase WWW, The Online Database of Fish Taxonomy and Occurrence
Provider: European Commission
Edition: 2004
URL: http://www.fishbase.org/
Service Keywords
DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING >CATALOGING Parameter Definition

ISO Topic Category
BIOTA
Quality This site is best suited for scientists and researchers.
Ancillary Keywords
Fish
Ecology
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Service Provider
WFC/FB > FishBase, WorldFish Center Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.fishbase.org/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: FISHBASE
Phone: +1 (63-2) 812-8641
Phone: 840-3485
Fax: +1 (63-2) 816-3183
Email: fishbase at cgiar.org
Contact Address:
ICLARM/FishBase
ICLARM - FishBase Project
c/o IRRI, College, Los Banos
City: Laguna
Postal Code: 4031
Country: Philippines
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: CD-ROM
Distribution_Format: Access Database
Fees: $95 US dollars

Distribution_Media: electronic
Distribution_Format: html
Personnel
RAINER FROESE
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Fax: +49 431 600 1699
Email: rfroese at ifm-geomar.de
Contact Address:
Leibniz-Institut fur Meereswissenschaften an der Universitat Kiel
20, Dusternbrooker Weg
City: Kiel
Postal Code: 24105
Country: Germany
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Publications/References
Fish Base has been reviewed by R.A. McCall and R.M. May in Nature, Vol.
378:735, 31 August 1995, and by K. Matsuura in the Japanese Journal of
Ichthyology, Vol. 42 (3/4):342.
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 1999-12-15
SERF Last Revision Date: 2012-01-10
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