FishBase experts train NFRDI NSAP personnel on Freshwater Fish ID

FishBase team members, Dr. Armi Torres and Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Jr., were invited as resource speakers to the “National Training on Freshwater Fish Identification and Reproductive Biology” organized by NFRDI Philippines on 8-13 October 2018, held at the BFAR Region XIII headquarters in Butuan City, Philippines. The said training course apprised the NFRDI –…

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List of Publications

Babali, N., Kacher, M., Belhabib, D., Louanchi, F. and D. Pauly. 2018. Recreational fisheries economics between illusion and reality: The case of Algeria. PloS one 13(8):e0201602. Bailly, N., S. Kullander, et al. 2018. Taxonomy based on science is necessary for global conservation. PLoS Biol 16(3): e2005075. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal. pbio.2005075 Belhabib, D., K. Greer and…

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Deng recognized by Frontiers for outstanding efforts as Specialty Chief Editor

Big congratulations to Q-quatics Science Director, the SeaLifeBase Project Coordinator, and Sea Around Us Project Manager, Dr. Ma. Lourdes ‘Deng’ Palomares who recently received an award for her outstanding efforts as Specialty Chief Editor of Frontiers in Marine Science. This award is granted by the journal’s Community Support Fund. Acknowledging Dr. Palomares’ hard work in…

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Gelli goes to GEOMAR for on-the-job-training in CMSY analyses, etc.

Vina “Gelli” Parducho, Q-quatics research staff and SeaLifeBase team member, traveled all the way from the Philippines to GEOMAR [Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research] in Kiel, Germany to undergo a one-month special training course (26 May to 23 June 2018) with none other than FishBase Coordinator and current FishBase Consortium (FBC) Chair, Dr. Rainer Froese. Gelli is in-charge of providing…

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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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