Joann Glorioso

Joann Glorioso

Events Coordinator / Communications & Public Relations Officer

FISHBASE sends out an S.O.S.!

We have just been informed that a major payment to support the FishBase encoders for 2018 will not be made. It comes at a time when use of FishBase produced a major scientific breakthrough (Rabosky et al., 2018) with far-reaching practical implications. This leaves us with a US$ 200,000 funding gap for…

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FishBase and FishNet2 join forces to revive the global thematic Fish OBIS node

Breaking News! Together, FishNet2 and FishBase comprise the new Global Thematic Fish OBIS Node! The new partnership delegates the provision of specimen-vouchered occurrences and data derived from specimens to FishNet2, while FishBase is tasked to provide occurrence data gathered from trawling surveys, ecological monitoring, field data sampling and more. FishBase (www.fishbase.org) is…

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Q-quatics experts call for support on the restoration of Philippine fisheries

Under the auspices of  Oceana Philippines and Sea Around Us, fisheries experts led by one of the world’s top fisheries scientists Dr. Daniel Pauly (Principal Investigator of Sea Around Us at UBC and FishBase co-founder) were gathered together in Manila on 12 January 2018 to impart their knowledge on law and science as key to sustainable management and restoration…

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New regional fish atlas published

A new regional fish atlas was just recently published by the EGREE Foundation. The atlas entitled “Finfish Atlas of the EGREE Region” presents accounts for over 600 fish species of the East Godavari Estuarine Ecosystem (EGREE) on the northeastern coast of India. In addition to the usual meristics and descriptions of morphology and coloration,…

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