ARTFISH has been developed as a standardized tool adaptable to most fisheries in the developing countries. Its design was driven by the need to provide users with robust, user-friendly and error-free approaches and computer software, and achieve the implementation of cost-effective fishery statistical systems with minimal external assistance.
Bioeconomic Modeling of Artisanal and Industrial Sequential Shrimp Fisheries - Software packages for bioeconomic modeling of artisanal and industrial sequential shrimp fisheries based on an agestructured Thompson and Bell (in Ricker, 1975) yield per recruit biological model and a simple inputoutput microeconomic model. BEAM1 gives its simulated results by age groups. BEAM2 gives them by standard commercial categories as used in the shrimp fishing industry.
A Bioeconomic Simulation Model of Tropical Shrimp Fisheries Using Fixed or Random Recruitment - BEAM3 is a stochastic model that aims at determining the optimum size, in the long term, of the level of fishing capacity corresponding to the management goals.
Analytical Bioeconomic Simulation of Space structured Multispecies and Multifleets Fisheries - BEAM4 is a versatile tool for the rational management of exploited living aquatic resources. It can deal with a fishery system of several stocks, several fleets, several areas (fishing grounds) and several processing plants and can account for migration of the animals as well as seasonality of recruitment.
Experimental Interactive software for choosing and fitting surplus production models including environmental variable - Various equations allow for the introduction of an environmental variable into surplus production models. CLIMPROD helps the user select the most appropriate model for a particular case, according to objective criteria. It resembles a simple expertsystem and uses artificial intelligence language (PROLOG) to converse with the user.
Experimental Interactive software for choosing and fitting surplus production models including environmental variable - Various equations allowing for the introduction of an environmental variable into surplus production models are available. CLIMPROD helps the user to select the model corresponding to a particular case according to objective criteria. It looks like a simple expert-system and uses artificial intelligence to converse with the user.
The Fishing Activity Simulation Tool, called FAST has been developed as an extension for the ESRI ArcView GIS Software (v.3.1) in combination with the Spatial Analyst v. 1.0 extension. It is based on two models focussing on the analysis of the spatial components of the fishing effort distribution.
Stock Assessment Tools - The FAO-ICLARM Stock Assessment Tools (FiSAT) is a program package consisting of robust methodologies for use with microcomputers, enabling users to formulate management options for fisheries, especially in data-sparse, tropical contexts.
The system provides users with access to Fishery Statistics of various sorts. Any data having time series structure can potentially be stored and processed by FishStatJ. The system consists of a main module and the datasets. Currently one set of data is included within the set up module, while other sets are provided separately.
The system provides users with access to Fishery Statistics of various sorts. Any data having time series structure can potentially be stored and processed by FishStat Plus. The system consists of the main module and the datasets. Each dataset can be installed and uninstalled separately. This application, developed in 1998 (FishStat+), is NOT compatible with 64 bit operating system and Windows 7 and has now been replaced with FishStatJ.
iSharkFin is an expert system that uses machine learning techniques to identify shark species from shark fin shapes. The software is written in C# on .Net platform and runs on 32 or 64 bit MS-Windows (Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8). Mac users need a virtual machine or an emulator software to run the software. iSharkFin is currently available in English, French, Spanish and German. A manual for the use of the software and for taking standard photos of the shark fins is provided, in addition some photos samples for self-training can be downloaded from the iSharkFin website.
The Model of Trophodynamics of Black - Azov Ecosystem - An ecology software package for the study of the impact of exotic species introduction on fish stocks: Mnemiopsis-Anchovy relationships case (MTBASE 1.1).
Software for Fishery Survey Data Logging and Analysis - NANSIS is a Survey Information System for logging, editing and analysis of scientific trawl survey data (trawl/catch data and length/frequency data).
SPATIAL is a simulation package developed to model the space-time distribution of fishing intensity using alternative approaches.
Introduction to Thompson and Bell Yield Analysis Using Excel Spreadsheets - This application refers to the use of a group of models loosely based on the work of Thompson and Bell (1934). The models are essentially mathematical depictions of fisheries, or parts of fisheries.
VONBIT stands for von Bertalanffy Iterative Approach and it is a computer software designed to run under Windows. The presented linear regression method for fitting the von Bertalanffy growth function to data on size at age is also directly applicable to tag and recapture data, thus offering a more integrated approach than other similar methods. Several comparison tests have revealed that the present approach shows lower error and bias and more flexibility of action than other commonly used models and systems.