New assessment method (AMSY) confirms many fish stocks urgently need sustainable management

A newly developed method for assessing how abundant fish populations are and how fishing is affecting them revealed that several fish stocks across oceans are far below internationally agreed minimum levels and in urgent need of sustainable management. The methodology, known as Abundance Maximum Sustainable Yields or AMSY, was developed…

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Qq in-house seminar on “RMS Encoding Conventions for FishBase and SeaLifeBase References”

Due to the growing number of inquiries on citations received by Q-quatics Librarian, Lyra Joyce Banasihan, a seminar on the conventions of encoding in the Reference Management System (RMS) for FishBase and SeaLifeBase references was deemed necessary thus organized and conducted on 14 November 2019 (Thursday, 2:00-300PM) at the Q-quatics…

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Fitness seminar for Qq staff

To foster wellness and fitness in the workplace, Q-quatics conducted an in-house seminar on “Desk-friendly Exercises” on the 29th of August 2019 held at the IRRI Gym. Coach Ronald Bernaldez briefly discussed the benefits of exercise to professionals and then led and guided the participating Qq staff to a few…

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Renewed collaboration with Dr. Roger Pullin

Dr. Roger Pullin (former ICLARM Program Leader – Inland Aquatic Resources Systems), now Founding Director of the Irish Sea Centre) meets with Q-quatics (who currently manages FishBase and SeaLifeBase) on 19 July 2019 for initial talks of collaboration between the two centers. The Irish Sea Centre (www.irishseacentre.org), a young and promising…

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Q-quatics Corporate Identity Workshop

Branding expert Ms. Giulia Bottoni led the Q-quatics staff in the development of the Qq corporate identity through graphics design in a 3-day training-workshop held last August 2019 at the Qq office in Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines. It was participated in by Maan Bimbao (Executive Director), Tuttay Luna (Executive Assistant),…

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