A prime global Biodiversity Information System on all fishes of the world (finfishes), covering over 32,000 species.

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    FishBase is a free global and public resource on all fish species of the world. As a Global Species Database, it records a wide range of information on all fish species currently known in the world about their biology, ecology, taxonomy, life history, trophic features, population dynamics and uses, as well as historical data reaching back 250 years, citing at least 47,000 references.
  • Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans [POGO]

    Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans [POGO]

    Taking the Pulse of the Global Ocean

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    For more than a decade the Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans, POGO, has served as a forum for leaders of major oceanographic institutions around the world to promote global oceanography, particularly the implementation of international and integrated global ocean observing systems. POGO is an international network of collaborators who foster partnerships that advance efficiency and effectiveness in studying and monitoring the world’s oceans on a global scale.
  • Marine Board

    Marine Board

    Advancing Marine Science in Europe

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    The European Marine Board provides a pan-European platform for its member organisations to develop common priorities, to advance marine research and to bridge the gap between science and policy, in order to meet future marine science and societal challenges and opportunities.
  • Ocean Science Division of PEW

    Ocean Science Division of PEW

    Active since 2008!

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    The Ocean Science Division includes several major initiatives aimed at improving our scientific knowledge about the problems faced by the world’s oceans and identifying the policies that could help solve them. We develop and support scientific research, technical analyses and syntheses of scientific information.
  • German Marine Research Consortium

    German Marine Research Consortium

    comprehensive expertise to meet global challenges

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    KDM - the German Marine Research Consortium is made up of fifteen institutions and universities of Germany in the field of marine and polar sciences as well as of coastal research.
  • Banggai Rescue

    Banggai Rescue

    Adventures in bringing Pterapogon kauderni back from the brink

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    This project will produce BANGGAI RESCUE, an authoritative book in telling the remarkable story of the Banggai Cardinalfish, a beguiling coral reef species at the confluence of fishery issues in developing countries, sustainability, and aquaculture. A darling of the aquarium trade, this fish connects native fishing families in a remote region of Indonesia with aquarists worldwide, but overfishing and a mysterious virus now threaten it.