Fish farming: A net full of information
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CTA. 2000. Fish farming: A net full of information. Spore 87. CTA, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
Permanent link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10568/46815
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The flagship of all information on fish farming is the International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management (ICLARM), which moved from its original headquarters in the Philippines to Malaysia in February 2000. It runs question-and-answer...
The flagship of all information on fish farming is the International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management (ICLARM), which moved from its original headquarters in the Philippines to Malaysia in February 2000. It runs question-and-answer and SDI (customised bibliographic) services and publishes an annual encyclopedic database FishBase on CD-ROM. Contact: ICLARM, PO Box500, GPO 10670, Penang, Malaysia. Fax: +604 643 4463 - Email: ICLARM@cgiar.org - Website: www.cgiar.org/iclarm/ . Among the many regional information centres supported by ICLARM are two in Kenya (Library and Information Services, Kenya Marine Fisheries Research Institute, PO Box 81651, Mombasa, Kenya. Fax: +254 11 472215) and in Fiji (PIMRIS, c/o University of South Pacific Library, PO Box 1168, Suva, Fiji. Fax: +679 300830 - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org). At Stirling University in Scotland, the Institute of Aquaculture has a widely-recognised scientific reputation. It runs training courses at all levels, publishes the biannual Aquaculture News (free on request) and reference works. The Institute maintains the excellent Fishing for information list with 400+ links, all checked, annotated, and categorised: universities, research centres, producers, equipment and feed suppliers, trade associations, etc. Contact: Institute of Aquaculture, Pathfoot Building, University of Stirling FK9 4LA, Scotland. Fax: +44 1786 472133 - Email: email@example.com - Website: www.stir.ac.uk/aqua/ At Rhodes University in South Africa, the Department of Ichthyology and Fisheries Science has country datasets of statistics on fish farming in Africa, online manuals and conventional university courses: DIFS, Rhodes University, PO Box 94, Grahamstown 6140, South Africa. Fax: +27 46 622 5049 - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org - Website: www.ru.ac.za/academic/departments/difs/ Last but not least, the ubiquitous FAO. Their fisheries department Website (www.fao.org/fi/) provides statistics, fish farming news and guidelines, with a special accent on sustainable development. In Southern Africa, the FAO-supported Aquatic Resource Management for Local Communities (ALCOM) provides printed and electronic information on water management and fish farming: ALCOM, PO Box 3730, Harare, Zimbabwe. Fax: +263 4 736847 - Email: ALCOM@harare.iafrica.com - Website: www.zamnet.zm/zamnet/alcom/alcom.htm