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New R package of interest to fisheries scientists

TropFishR: Tropical Fisheries analysis with R Scientists from the Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology in Bremen have recently published a free and open source R package that compiles models for single-species stock assessment. The work builds upon the FAO … Continue reading

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A “bouillabaisse of fascinating facts about fish” from the U.S. Northeast Fisheries Science Center

An intersting and fun lists of common questions (and their answers!) related to fish and other marine life composed by the U.S. Northeast Fisheries Science Center. What do you think, are “sharks always hungry”? http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/faq/

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Call for case studies for IMBER-ADApT

The Human Dimensions Working Group of IMBER (Integrated Marine Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Reserach) is developing a decision support tool IMBER-ADApT (Assessment based on Description, Responses and Appraisal for a Typology) to respond to the challenges of global change. It is based … Continue reading

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World Ocean Review

The first “World Ocean Review” was published in 2010. It is a comprehensive, detailed and unique report about the state of the world’s oceans and their interplay with ecological, economic and sociopolitical conditions. Highly recommendable! Free download at: http://worldoceanreview.com/en/

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ICES Conference and Meeting Documents

A great possibility to access freely best quality fishery science is the ICES (International Council of the Exploration of the Sea) page providing the papers and posters presented at the ICES Annual Science Conference since 1994: http://www.ices.dk/products/cmdocsindex.asp

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Fish reproduction and fisheries

In may 2011, the final conference of FRESH (Fish Reproduction and Fisheries) took place in Vigo, Spain. FRESH was a “COST Action to establish a network of European and North-Atlantic researcher to co-operate on the improvement of knowledge on fish … Continue reading

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Scandinavian fishing year book

Nice offer of field guides, dictionnaries, posters and other stuff. Originally providing fishery industries with information and promotion material, but also interesting for marine and freshwater biologists. http://www.scandfish.com

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