FishBase and SeaLifeBase by the numbers

FishBase was born 30 years ago and SeaLifeBase 15 years ago. The processes and efforts behind the creation of these two databases have been complex and enormous, involving dozens of staff members and thousands of collaborators. But how much information have these global biodiversity information systems gathered in the past…

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Kicking off the FishBase and SeaLifeBase anniversary celebrations

The year 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of FishBase and 15th anniversary of SeaLifeBase, two online global biodiversity information systems that, together, provide biological and ecological information on more than 110,000 marine species. To celebrate these milestones in the times of physical distancing, we are launching a year-long digital campaign that…

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April 2020 mirror updates of FishBase and SeaLifeBase postponed

ANNOUNCEMENT: Given our current circumstances during this quarantine period brought about by COVID-19, the data cut-off for mirror updates of FishBase and SeaLifeBase scheduled on 30 March 2020 (Monday) is postponed until further notice. Thus, our April 2020 mirror update for FishBase and SeaLifeBase will be delayed as well.  …

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