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View Resource Genetic Status of Atlantic Salmon in Maine: Interim Report

This interim report from the National Research Council's (NRC) Committee on Atlantic Salmon in Maine is a prepublication of the March 2002 report provided by National Academy Press. The once abundant populations of Atlantic Salmon in Maine have declined in recent years, now listed as endangered. The NRC Committee believes that "understanding the genetic makeup of Maine's salmon is important for...

https://www.nap.edu/read/10273/chapter/1
View Resource All Catfish Species Inventory

The All Catfish Species Inventory (ACSI) serves to "facilitate the discovery, description and dissemination of knowledge of all catfish species by a global consortium of taxonomists and systematists." Contributed to by ichthyologists around the world, this Web site provides a useful portal to catfish resources and information. Features include a listing of type specimen locations, a guide to...

http://silurus.ansp.org/
View Resource Rapid Worldwide Depletion of Predatory Fish Communities

A biology professor at Dalhousie University offers this supplement to a recent article in the journal Nature, which showed that there may be only ten percent of all large fish left in the global ocean. A three-page press release summarizes the article, outlines its implications, and calls for international collaboration to restore marine ecosystems. Additionally, the Web site provides graphical...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12748640
View Resource Alaska Fisheries Science Center: Understanding Fish Bycatch Discard and Escapee Mortality

The Alaska Fisheries Science Center's (AFSC) latest Quarterly Research Report features research on fish bycatch discard and escapee mortality conducted by the AFSC. Readers will find a summary article for the report on the main Web page. The entire 9-page report details "systematic bycatch research conducted over the past 10 years in the laboratory of the AFSC's Fisheries Behavioral Ecology...

https://www.afsc.noaa.gov/Quarterly/jfm03/featurejfm03.pdf
View Resource Ichthyology - Florida Museum of Natural History

Given its proximity to numerous large and biologically diverse ecosystems, it is not surprising to learn that the Florida Museum of Natural History has developed such a lovely website that corrals a great deal of interesting and interactive materials on the study of fish. From the homepage, visitors can dive into the ten or so topical headings, include those dealing with sharks, tropical fish...

https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/index.php/fish/home/
View Resource California Academy of Sciences -- Ichthyology: Annotated Checklists of Fishes

The Annotated Checklists of Fishes is an electronic journal published by the California Academy of Sciences. Established in 2003, the journal "serves to provide the most up-to-date taxonomic treatment of each family of Recent fishes." The Checklists are available in PDF files and are organized sequentially, phylogenetically, and alphabetically by family. This site links to other sections of the...

https://www.calacademy.org/scientists/annotated-checklists-o...
View Resource Hopkins Marine Station/Monterey Bay Aquarium: Tuna Research and Conservation Center

A joint venture between the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Stanford University's Hopkins Marine Station, the Tuna Research and Conservation Center (TRCC) focuses on research that advances "knowledge of the basic biology and captive husbandry of tunas." The TRCC website contains information about various research projects including studies on the North Pacific pelagic ecosystem, bluefin tuna, billfish,...

http://www.tunaresearch.org/
View Resource Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

The Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) was formed in 2004, under the direction of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), by integrating parts of the Florida Marine Research Institute, the Division of Freshwater Fisheries, and the Division of Wildlife. Beyond "fulfilling the functions previously provided by three groups, FWRI added focus areas in spatial analysis,...

http://myfwc.com/research/