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  • Un Océan de Combats: The Novelesque Life of Daniel Pauly - Un Océan de Combats, the book which summarizes the awe-inspiring and novelesque life of  FishBase Founder Daniel Pauly, has recently been published and launched for circulation to the public. Compiled and written by David Grémillet, it is the fruit of 2 years of research and dozens of interviews over 4 continents.…

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  • Maximizing the use of Google Calendar for work - For the month of June, Jeremy Jansalin(Qq Research Officer) in partnership with Geezle Painaga (Qq Administrative Assistant), conducted a mini-seminar for the Q-quatics staff on the use of Google Calendar for work-related purposes. The tutorial started with instructions on how to open Google Calendar, followed by discussions on the following: What…

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  • Species ID Team Workshop No. 2: “Fish Body Shapes” - The objectives of this activity are for the members of the Qq Species ID Team (Lead: Rudy Reyes, Members: Isay Abucay, Jeremy Jansalin, Aque Atanacio, Mike Yap, Fayte Sicnawa and Selina de Leon) and other members of the FishBase Team, (Armi Torres, Emily Capuli and Joann Glorioso) to: – take…

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  • Presentation on the overview of the CMSY work (Oceana and Minderoo projects) by Jessika Woroniak - On 30 May 2019, Ms. Jessika Woroniak, Research Assistant at Sea Around Us, gave a short presentation on the Catch Maximum Sustainable Yield (CMSY) collaborative work of Q-quatics and Sea Around Us  (Oceana and Minderoo projects) for the Q-quatics in-house CMSY Team. Dr. Ma. Lourdes ‘Deng’ Palomares,  Project Manager of Sea Around Us and Science Director…

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  • Seminar on “MS Access queries and its application to FishBase and SeaLifeBase” - A teaching seminar was given by  Ms. Josephine ‘Skit’ Barile (head of the Information Technology Group) to address inquiries and help members of the FishBase and SeaLifeBase Team in executing MS Access queries in relation to their database tasks. Two newly-hired researchers (Fayte Sicnawa and Selina De Leon) gained primarily from…

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  • AMSY Workshop at GEOMAR (Kiel, Germany), 23-25 April 2019 - A summary of the results of the AMSY workshop held at GEOMAR in Kiel, Germany on 23-25 April 2019, as reported by Rainer Froese, can be found below. The workshop was kindly sponsored by the Minderoo Foundation. Participants were Rainer Froese, GEOMAR (Chair); Nina Garilao, GEOMAR (Org.); Daniel Pauly, UBC, Canada (remote participation);…

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  • CMSY talk by Gelli creates waves - Prolific discussions ensued from this week’s scheduled talk [April 23, 2019] by Ms. Vina Angelica Parducho on “The Application of the CMSY Concept”, the second presentation since the launching of the Qq Mini-Seminar Series on April 3. Gelli is a Research Officer at Q-quatics in charge of encoding and analysis of life…

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  • Qq Thursday mini-seminar series launched - As an effort to further enhance capacity building through knowledge sharing in the Q-quatics workplace, the Thursday mini-seminar series was recently initiated by the Qq management. It is currently being planned and organized by the seminar committee, led by Kathy Reyes with members, Joann Glorioso, Isay Abucay and Martin Nevado,…

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  • Job Opening: Theme Group Leader (Taxonomy) - Position ID: TGL-Taxonomy Qq Hours: Full-time Location: Los Baños, Laguna Salary: Commensurate with required qualifications Quantitative Aquatics, Inc. is a non-stock, non-profit, non-governmental organization established in the Philippines in February 2017. Q-quatics was created to support the assembly and dissemination of key data on living aquatic resources for the development of research tools in collaboration…

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  • Qq Species ID Team Workshop 1: Consolidation of observations and generalization for species groups - To better internalize their observations on fish swimming behavior, and with the end goal of developing a “pictoguide” of depth ranges for families and species groups in BRUVS videos, the Species Identification Team of Q-quatics, led by Rodolfo ‘Rudy’ Reyes Jr., (Q-quatics Research Associate) held a 2-hour workshop on 22…

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