AquaX – the next generation AquaMaps – releases official logo

Earlier this year, we announced an exciting development on AquaMaps, unveiling the groundbreaking workflow named AquaX. AquaX stands as a cutting-edge ensemble modeling framework that encompasses the next-generation AquaMaps, along with several other species distribution models and a brand-new website.  Presenting the official AquaX logo. The representation of ‘Aqua’ in…

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Introducing a cohesive design for Q-quatics databases’ new logos

In the context of corporate branding and marketing, ‘logo’ pertains to the visual symbol or emblem that represents a company or organization, serving as a unique and easily recognizable embodiment of the brand. They are typically designed to convey the company’s identity, values, and undertakings. For Q-quatics databases FishBase, SeaLifeBase,…

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Towards a one-day conference devoted to the Gill-Oxygen Limitation Theory

By Daniel Pauly At the last annual meeting of the FishBase Consortium, held 5-7 September 2023 in Tervuren, Belgium, it was decided that the next FishBase/SeaLifeBase Symposium, traditionally held before the FishBase Consortium meeting, to be held in early September 2024 in Thessaloniki, Greece, would last two days, with the…

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Vacancy: Research Assistant

Position ID Research Assistant Hours Full-time Project-based Location Los Baños, Laguna Salary Commensurate with required qualifications Roles and Responsibilities Quantitative Aquatics, Inc. seeks a Research Assistant with the following responsibilities: Search and compile references relevant to the project; Extract and encode marine and freshwater species data primarily on taxonomy, distribution,…

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Job vacancy: Software Engineer

Position ID: Software Engineer 1 Hours: Full-time Location: Los Baños, Laguna, Phils. Salary: Commensurate with required qualifications Key Roles and Responsibilities Quantitative Aquatics, Inc. seeks a Software Engineer from a pool of local professionals with the following responsibilities: program dynamic webpages for information systems maintained by Q-quatics (e.g. FishBase, SeaLifeBase),…

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21st International FishBase and SeaLifeBase Symposium: Second Announcement

FishBase (www.fishbase.org) is the largest global information system on fishes. It provides encyclopedic information on all described fishes and includes many tools for scientists in a large array of ichthyological disciplines. With about 700,000 visits per month, it is the most successful database on any group of living organisms.  SeaLifeBase…

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FishBase: A citation powerhouse and essential resource in dealing with global issues

FishBase Citation Analysis

In over 30 years of continuous operation and development, FishBase is now the largest, most extensively accessed and one of the most highly cited public resources in the history of scientific research, a new study reveals. In a paper published in the special edition of Cybium exclusive for FishBase, a…

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2023 FishBase and SeaLifeBase Symposium: Call for Abstracts

Thirty years and numerous upgrades since inception, FishBase is now the largest and most widely accessed global online information system on fish, providing unrestricted and quick access to key information –morphology and physiology, names, genetics and aquaculture, trophic ecology, reproduction and life-history traits, population dynamics, fish as food, fish pictures,…

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WOD 2023: Global aquatic information hubs for ocean conservation

Every year, on June 8th, people around the world come together to celebrate World Oceans Day. It is a poignant reminder to all of the vital role that oceans play in our daily lives. Covering 70% of the earth’s surface, they serve not only as the Earth’s lungs –producing a…

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