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Selected FAO Web sites and Cd-ROMs


FAO Internet Web sites related to aquaculture (W series)
FAO CD-ROMs related to aquaculture (C series)

FAO Internet Web sites related to aquaculture (W series)

W001

Aquatic Animal Pathogen and Quarantine Information System - AAPQUIS
Information system for the tracking and reporting of diseases and parasites of aquatic animals on a regional basis. Initial server for the Asia-Pacific Region is operated by NACA.
URL: http://www.enaca.org

W002

FAO Agriculture - Food for the cities
Agriculture development in urban and periurban areas, including aquaculture.
URL: http://www.fao.org/ag/sada.htm

W003

FAO Aquaculture Newsletter - FAN
Electronic version available in English since 1996 (vol. 13). Electronic version also available in Arabic, Chinese, French and Spanish since the issue of July 2001 (vol. 27). Contact: rohana.subasinghe@fao.org
URL: http://www.fao.org/fi/newslet/newslet.asp

W004

FAO Database on Introduction of Aquatic Species - DIAS
To keep track of introductions, transfers and impacts of aquatic organisms globally. Contact: devin.bartley@fao.org
URL: http://www.fao.org/fi/statist/fisoft/dias/index.htm

W005

FAO Department of Fisheries
Home page in Arabic, Chinese, English, French or Spanish, with links to the Fisheries Global Information System (FIGIS) and to the State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA), as well as to the Fisheries Library, Fisheries Publications, FAO Regional Offices and FAO Regional Fisheries Bodies (RFB).
URL: http://www.fao.org/fi/default.asp

W006

FAO Department of Fisheries, Inland Water Resources and Aquaculture Service (FIRI), publications.
Regularly updated list of documents prepared for FIRI and related to aquaculture and inland fisheries, including those published externally. Hyperlinks to Web sites are also provided for documents which are available on line.
URL: http://www.fao.org/fi/publ/firipub/firipub.asp

W007

FAO Department of Fisheries publications
Contains a list of publications and documents published by the Departement of Fisheries, with direct hyperlinks to the full text of major documents.
URL: http://www.fao.org/fi/publ/publ.asp

W010

FAO Fisheries Branch Library
Links to FAO fisheries publications, fisheries and aquaculture journals, bibliogaphic databases, fisheries library networks and directory of Internet resources.
URL: http://www.fao.org/fi/library/library.htm

W011

FAO Fisheries Regional Bodies
URL: http://www.fao.org/fi/body/rfb/index.htm

W011.1

Asia-Pacific Fisheries Commission - APFIC
URL: http://www.fao.org/fi/body/rfb/APFIC/apfic_home.htm

W011.2

Committee for Inland Fisheries of Africa - CIFA
URL: http://www.fao.org/fi/body/rfb/CIFA/cifa_home.htm

W011.3

Commission for Inland Fisheries of Latin America - COPESCAL
URL: http://www.fao.org/fi/body/rfb/COPESCAL/copescal_home.htm

W011.4

European Inland Fisheries Advisory Commission - EIFAC
URL: http://www.fao.org/fi/body/rfb/EIFAC/eifac_home.htm
Sub-commission II: aquaculture:
URL: http://www.fao.org/fi/body/eifac/subComII/default.asp
http://www.fao.org/fi/body/eifac/eifac.asp#SubCom2
http://ftp.fao.org/fi/document/eifac/WGmarket/Op35.pdf
Sub-commission I: biology and management (incl. Culture-based fisheries):
URL: http://www.fao.org/fi/body/eifac/eifac.asp#SubCom1
Sub-commission IV: social and economic issues:
URL: http://www.fao.org/fi/body/eifac/eifac.asp#SubCom4

W011.5

General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean - GFCM
URL: http://www.fao.org/fi/body/rfb/GFCM/gfcm_home.htm

W012

FAO fishery glossary Dynamic glossary of fisheries terms in five FAO languages. URL: http://www.fao.org/fi/glossary/default.asp

W014

FAO fishery statistics - Aquaculture
Access to FISHSTAT+, a set of fishery statistical databases on aquaculture productions (quantities or values) downloadable to personnel computers together with a data retrieval, graphical and analytical software.
URL: http://www.fao.org/fi/statist/statist.asp

W020

FAO Legal Office
Legal papers on line
URL: http://www.fao.org/legal/default.asp
http://www.fao.org/Legal/Prs-OL/paper-e.htm

W021

FAO Priority Areas for Interdisciplinary Action
Multilingual information on biodiversity, biotechnology, ethics in food and agriculture, trade, biosecurity, organic agriculture, gender and food security, integrated production systems and desertification/irrigation, including aspects related to aquaculture.
URL: http://www.fao.org/paia/index.asp?lang=en

W022

FAO Publications Titles in Print
Information on recent FAO publications, with direct ordering link.
URL: http://www.fao.org/catalog/giphome.htm

W023

FAO Special Programme for Food Security - SPFS
Updated nformation on the status of implementation of this programme, with links to case studies, including aquaculture field projects.
URL: http://www.fao.org/WAICENT/FAOINFO/TCD/SPFS/default.htm

W024

GESAMP
IMO/FAO/UNESCO-IOC/WMO/WHO/IAEA/UN/UNEP Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection. For aquaculture, primary interest in coastal aquaculture.
URL: http://www.fao.org/fi/body.asp#gesamp
For integration of aquaculture into coastal zone management, see:
http://www.fao.org/fi/meetings/gesamp/wg31cm.asp

W025

GLOBEFISH
Global network (INFOnetwork) of regional marketing information services. Direct links to Eastfish (based in Copenhagen for Eastern and Central Europe), Infofish (Malaysia for Asia and the Pacific region), Infopêche (Côte d'Ivoire for Africa), Infopesca (Uruguay for South and Central America), Infosamak (Morocco for Arab countries) and Infoyu (China).
URL: http://www.globefish.org

W026

ICLARM/EC/FAO FishBase
Relational species database on fish. Includes also information on their pathogens and parasites.
URL: http://www.fishbase.org

W040

Red de Acuicultura Rural en Pequeña Escala - Red ARPE Regional network for small-scale rural aquaculture in Latin America and the Caribbean (see also reference C002 below). URL: http://www.red-arpe.cl

W050

SIPAM - Système d'information pour la promotion de l'aquaculture en Méditerranée/Information system for the promotion of aquaculture in the Mediterranean/Sistema de información para la promoción de la acuicultura en el Mediterráneo.
Regional information network operating under the umbrella of the Aquaculture Committee of GFCM. Contains national and regional databases on Aquaculture Statistics, Laws and Regulations, Pathology, Research and Development Programmes, Directories of aquaculture experts, production centres, equipment suppliers and institutions, and Bibliography. Direct links available to specialized FAO softwares and other networks.
Contact: Regional Centre c/o Ministère de l'Agriculture,
32 rue Alain Savary, 1002 Tunis, Tunisia or sipam@sipam.intl.tn
URL: http://www.faosipam.org

FAO CD-ROMs related to aquaculture (C series)

C001

Alday de Graindorge, V. and T.W. Flegel, 1999.
Diagnosis of shrimp diseases with emphasis on the black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon). Bangkok, Thailand, Multimedia Asia Co. Ltd.
Contact: naca@fenaca.org or naca@mozart.inet.co.th

C002

Aliro Bórquez, R. y Italo Salgado, L., 2001.
Sitio web de la Red de Acuicultura Rural en Pequeña Escala (Red ARPE).
FAO Oficina Regional para América Latina y el Caribe, Santiago, y Universidad
Católica de Temuco-Escuola de Acuicultura, Temuco, Chile (see also ref. W040).
Contact: red-arpe@uct.cl or http://www.red-arpe.cl

C003

Bay of Bengal Programme, 2001.
Archives of the FAO Bay of Bengal Programme 1979-2000. Chennai, India, Bay of Bengal Programme (BOBP).
Volume 1 - Technical reports.
Volume 2 - Newsletter “Bay of Bengal News” (71 issues).
Contact: bobpysy@md2.vsnl.net.in

C004

FAO, 2001.
FAO publications titles in print/Catalogue des publications de la FAO/Catálogo de las publicaciones de la FAO.
Distributed free of charge and regularly updated.
Contact: alain.savary@fao.org

C005

FAO Fisheries Department, 2001.
World fisheries and aquaculture atlas
Presents a comprehensive and global view of capture and aquaculture fisheries: information on development, ecosystems, governance, research, resources, statistics, technology, trade and utilization, with links to other documents and Web sites.To be updated every two years. Other language versions in preparation.
Contact: FI-Atlas@fao.org

C006

FAO/FIDI, 2001.
FAO-Fishstat Plus version 2.30
Universal software for statistical time series on Aquaculture production (quantities; 1970-99), Aquaculture production (values; 1984-99) and Commodities trade/production (1976-99).
Downloadable from http:/www.fao.org/fi/statist/fisoft/fishplus.asp
Contact: fidi-inquiries@fao.org

C007

FAO/FIRI, 2001. FAO AquacultureNewsletter FAN Issues nos. 15 to 25 (1997-2000) of the newsletter, in English. Contact: rohana.subasinghe@fao.org

C020

FAO/FIRI (in preparation).
Simple methods for freshwater aquaculture/
Méthodes simples pour l'aquaculture continentale.
FAO Training Series manuals on Water, Soil, Topography, Pond farm construction and Pond farm management for freshwater fish culture (see refs. K136, 253, 346, 382, 457, 536, 568 and 634), and on Small-scale fish farming (see ref. K515), in English and in French.
Contact: alessandro.lovatelli@fao.org


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