Web Resources

FAO Fisheries Department

The FAO Fisheries Department is at the forefront of ICT-supported information services for ACP countries on international trade with fish and fishery products. The Department offers an enormous range of online services, which may be accessed through its website. Link | Read more...

oneFish Community Directory

The oneFish Community Directory, developed by the Support Unit for International Fisheries and Aquatic Research (SIFAR) and FAO, is an impressive portal and resource gateway for the fisheries and aquatic research and development sector. | Read more...

oneFish Fish Technology Knowledge Base

The oneFish Fish Technology Knowledge Base, developed as part of the EU-funded Fish-Tech-DB project, offers access to many resources focusing on fish utilization and processing technology and related areas, to ensure more effective R&D, application of technology, and better quality and safety. | Read more...

oneFish Project Database

The oneFish Project Database is an integrated global repository of fisheries and aquatic research and development projects, replacing the FAO Fisheries Project Information System (FIPIS). Projects are categorized by funding agency or organization. | Read more...

Globefish

In the late 1970s the FAO launched a network of regional marketing information services: INFOPESCA (South and Central America), INFOFISH (Asia and Pacific), INFOPECHE (Africa), INFOSAMAK (Arab countries) EUROFISH (Eastern and Central Europe), and INFOYU (China). Link | Read more...

FAO Fisheries Global Information System (FIGIS)

The FAO Fisheries Global Information System (FIGIS) is a global network of integrated fisheries information. Visitors can search for documents, analytical data and statistics, maps, software and web tools for aquatic species, marine resources, marine fisheries, fishing technologies and aquaculture. Link | Read more...

FAO Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA)

FAO Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) is an abstracting and indexing service covering the world's literature on the science, technology, management, and conservation of marine, brackish water and freshwater resources and environments, including their socio-economic and legal aspects. Link | Read more...

FishBase

FishBase is a global information system on fishes, developed at the WorldFish Center (CGIAR) in collaboration with the FAO and other partners, and with support from the EU and a consortium of research institutions. Link | Read more...

FISHSTAT Plus

FISHSTAT Plus is a universal Windows-based software package for fishery statistical time series analysis. It includes a set of databases that may be downloaded onto a personal computer, together with data retrieval, graphical and analytical software. Link | Read more...

FAO FishCode

In 1995 the 28th FAO Conference adopted the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries (CCRF). Together with its Technical Guidelines for implementation, the CCRF contains a broad set of voluntary principles and methods for developing and managing fisheries and aquaculture. Link | Read more...

FAO Fish Telemetry website

Telemetry allows for the collection of biological data from fish and other animals by using electronic tags. This information is essential for the sustainable management of fisheries and aquaculture. The FAO Fish Telemetry website aims to raise awareness... | Read more...

Atlas of International Freshwater Agreements

This site provides an historical overview of international river basin management. It offers a detailed listing of more than 300 international agreements, and a collection of thematic maps related to the agreements, and the river basins they represent. Link | Read more...

UN Atlas of the Oceans

This portal has been developed by the UN, FAO and international scientific agencies in an effort to integrate marine protection with the broader goals of sustainable development, such as clean water, human health, and reliable food supplies. Link | Read more...

UNESCO Ocean Portal

The UNESCO Ocean Portal is a high-level directory of ocean data and related websites, to assist scientists and other ocean experts locate required data and information. Visitors can submit their own URLs. | Read more...

UNEP.Net Freshwater Portal

The UNEP.Net Freshwater Portal portal offers access to information, including publications, maps, graphics, and databases that deal with a variety of key freshwater issues, including water resources, irrigated agriculture, water and ecosystems and fisheries. | Read more...

WorldFish Center

The CGIAR WorldFish Center's research covers both marine and freshwaters in important tropical ecosystems, including coastal waters, coral reefs and inland water bodies. Its website offers access to comprehensive online resources: Link | Read more...

1) ReefBase

ReefBase is a comprehensive information system on coral reefs for professionals involved in management, research, monitoring, conservation and education. Link | Read more...

2) FishBase

FishBase contains descriptions and images of more than 28,000 fish species. Link | Read more...

3) Fisheries Resources Information System and Tools (FiRST) database

The Fisheries Resources Information System and Tools (FiRST) database, often referred to as TrawlBase, is a system for organizing, storing, retrieving and exchanging a huge amount of data from past trawls in the seas of Asia. | Read more...

Fish for All

Fish for All, a WorldFish Center initiative, is designed to foster credible, global science and policy dialogue on urgent issues such as fish and development, and fish and nutrition, health, livelihoods, environment, gender, water, river basins and coasts, trade and economic growth. Link | Read more...

International Network on Genetics in Aquaculture (INGA)

INGA offers a global online forum for collaborative research and training in applied fish breeding and genetics. | Read more...

Fish Disease Net

Fish Disease Net is an online repository of documents and links related to fish diseases and offers a forum for fish health professionals worldwide. Link | Read more...

International Rivers Network (IRN)

IRN, a non-profit NGO based in California, supports local communities working to protect their rivers and watersheds. The network aims to halt destructive river development projects, and to encourage equitable and sustainable methods of meeting needs for water, energy and flood management. Link | Read more...

African Lakes Database

The African Lakes Database has been developed by the International Lake Environment Committee (ILEC), an international NGO based in Japan that promotes sustainable management of the world's lakes and reservoirs. | Read more...

African Lakes and Rivers Research Group

The African Lakes and Rivers Research Group website details contributions by the University of Waterloo, Canada, to research on the Great Lakes (Victoria, Tanganyika and Malawi), and other lakes and rivers across Africa. Link | Read more...

Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) Marine Resources Division

The SPC Marine Resources Division manages websites relating to its Oceanic Fisheries Programme (OFP), Pacific Community Reef Fisheries Observatory, Maritime Programme (RMP) and Coastal Fisheries Programme (CFP). Link | Read more...

International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF)

ICSF is an international NGO working on issues of concern to fisheries workers, particularly those in the small-scale artisanal sector. It is a global network of community organizers, teachers, technicians, researchers and scientists. | Read more...

NETFISH

The NETFISH website offers links to relevant websites on sustainable development of tropical fisheries, aquaculture, poverty alleviation and the protection, management and restoration of wetlands. NETFISH is a project of the NEFISCO, a non-profit... Link | Read more...

Fish Information & Services (FIS)

The FIS website, FIS.com, delivers timely, comprehensive and global information on fishing, seafood, and aquaculture in four languages: English, Spanish, Japanese and Russian. This business portal offers quick access to the latest fish market prices, market reports and companies. Link | Read more...

Pan-European Fish Auctions (PEFA)

PEFA operates a European network of electronic fish auctions, which are accessible via the Internet. PEFA also offers Fish Market, an online facility that brings buyers and sellers of fish products together. Link | Read more...

Aquatic Network

The Aquatic Network provides information about living resources and technology relating to marine and freshwater environments worldwide.   Link | Read more...

Aquaculture Network Information Center (AQUANIC)

AQUANIC is a gateway to the world's electronic aquaculture resources, coordinated by the MississippitmAlabama Sea Grant Consortium, and hosted by Purdue and Illinois Universities through the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program. Link | Read more...

Fishing for Information

The Fishing for Information website of the University of Stirling in Scotland contains links to Internet Internet resources in aquatic science. Focusing on with particular emphasis on aquaculture and fisheries, these includeing: fish farming, the... Link | Read more...

World Bank Fisheries & Aquaculture

The World Bank Fisheries & Aquaculture website includes project descriptions and documents on many aspects of aquaculture and capture fisheries. Link | Read more...

EchoSums

EchoSums is an informal network for existing and would-be users of quantitative hydroacoustics (echo sounding) in freshwater habitats. EchoSums is intended to provide a quick and easy way of making contact with other users of quantitative hydroacoustics in freshwater habitats around the world. | Read more...

MareNet

MareNet is a worldwide network of marine research institutions, coordinated by the German Society for Marine Research (DGM). The site offers access to oceanographic data collections worldwide; programmes, projects and initiatives; journals, research... Link | Read more...

International Aquaculture

International Aquaculture is a webring linking aquaculture-related websites around the world. The aim is to offer a wide range of reliable and up-to-date aquaculture information about fish, as well as a larger data bank of aquaculture species, systems,... | Read more...

International Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) Network

The International MCS Network for Fisheries-related Activities is an arrangement between national organizations with responsibility for fisheries-related MCS activities. These organizations aim to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their... Link | Read more...

Marine Science Portal

The Marine Science portal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) offers access to a wide range of resources, including directories of books, journals and relevant organizations. Link | Read more...

IntraFish

IntraFish is a Norwegian site providing business news and information for international fisheries and aquaculture industries. The group's products have generated an increased level of interest in the fishing industry among new reader groups. Link | Read more...

WiseFish

WiseFish is one of several information systems developed by Maritech for the special needs of the fishing, seafood, and aquaculture industries. WiseFish covers the complete value chain, providing either a totally integrated solution or modules covering identified parts of the value chain. Link | Read more...

MegaPesca Resource Centre

MegaPesca offers up to date technical information for decision makers working in food and fisheries policy and development. The site carries a wide range of news, information and resources relating to the EU Common Fisheries Policy and its impacts on third countries. Link | Read more...

Concerted Action on Tagging of Fishes (CATAG)

The CATAG website is the outcome of the EU-funded project 'Improvements of Tagging Methods for Stock Assessment and Research in Fisheries' (1996tm97). The site provides information on tags, tagging, experiments where tags are used, legislation concerning... Link | Read more...

Digital Ship

This online and printed magazine reports on developments in technology and how they affect the maritime and ports industry. The attitudes of charterers, shippers, and governments towards the maritime industry are changing, as are the roles of brokers, shipmanagers, shipping companies and seafarers. | Read more...

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