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Freshwater Fishes of Iran

Brian Coad has published a substantial work in the Freshwater Fishes of Iran. From the introduction: This work is meant to provide a guide to the freshwater fishes of Iran. There are no modern keys to this fauna, some available … Continue reading

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State of the world fisheries

Ichiro Nomura, Assistant Director-General, FAO Fisheries Department, notes in the forward of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2004 – Developments during the past two years confirm the trends already observed at the end of the 1990s: capture fisheries … Continue reading

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sea farming and sea ranching in china

Jiansan Jia and Jiaxin Chen, have published a paper (2001) entitled Sea Farming and Sea Ranching in China. The abstract: The various sea farming and sea ranching practices used in the People’s Republic of China are reviewed, based on published … Continue reading

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Coconut Crab (Birgus latro) on Niue Island

Craig Schiller, from the Zoology Department, The University Of Queensland, Australia, authored a report entitled Assessment of the Status of the Coconut Crab Birgus latro on Niue Island with recommendations regarding an appropriate resource management strategy. The report (now available … Continue reading

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online glossary of aquaculture terms

Very usefully, the FAO have launched an online glossary of aquaculture terms, available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, and Chinese. This multidisciplinary glossary has been prepared by the Inland Water Resources and Aquaculture Service (FIRI) of FAO Fisheries Department, under … Continue reading

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