Joann Glorioso

Joann Glorioso

Events Coordinator / Communications & Public Relations Officer

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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Fisheries science for kids

In collaboration with Science Journal for Kids, Dr. Rainer Froese (Senior Scientist at GEOMAR and FishBase Consottium Coordinator) translated one of his recent papers, “Minimizing the impacts of fishing” (Froese et al., 2016) into a simplified and more visual instructional material fit for understanding of non-experts and suited for use in schools with questions and…

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2017 FishBase SE Symposium: The Polar Seas (Polarhaven)

The Swedish Museum of Natural History (Naturhistoriska riksmuseet) in Stockholm, one of the ten (10) international institutes and organizations comprising the FishBase Consortium (FBC), hosts a FishBase Symposium in Sweden annually.  With the theme “Polarhaven” (The Polar Seas) for this year, the 2017 symposium was organized and successfully conducted on 16 October (Monday)…

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Catch-MSY workshop in Kochi, India for the assessment of data-poor stocks in the region

5-6 October 2017, Kochi, Kerala, India —GIZ (Indo-German Biodiversity Programme) and Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), in coordination with Q-quatics, organized and conducted the training-workshop on “The use of CMSY tool for assessment of Indian fish stocks in a data-poor environment”. During the course, experts introduced and trained Indian fisheries scientists on…

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Dr. William Cheung receives 2017 “Prix d’Excellence” award

Hats off and big congratulations to Q-quatics Board of Trustees Vice Chair Dr. Wiliam Cheung, Associate Professor at the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, and the Director of Science at the Nippon Foundation – UBC Nereus Program, latest recipient of the “Prix d’ Excellence” award from the International Council for the Exploration of the…

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