Fishbase as part of an oceania biodiversity information system uri icon


  • Fishbase is an electronic encyclopedia on fish being developed at ICLARM with the cooperation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and funded by the Commission of European Communities. To date, Fishbase contains key information for about 12000 fish species globally, including about 2800 species of the Oceania region. Fishbase is available on CD-ROM for personal computers with Window 3.1 or later. A design for an Oceania Biodiversity Information System is presented and the integrated of Fishbase into such a system is discussed

publication date

  • 2008