Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA)

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The ASFA thesaurus has been updated with the latest terminology relevant to aquatic science, fisheries and aquaculture. The July release of the ASFA thesaurus brings the total number of concepts to 5 131, available in up to 42 languages, thanks to the efforts of Agrovoc editors and A...


For this article in the Reflections on the Water series, Silvina Perez (Instituto de Investigaciones Pesqueras, Uruguay, ASFA National Partner) interviews Juan Manuel Ordoqui - a student, activist, and winner of National Geographic's "Young Explorers 2021." Juan shares his thoughts, experiences, and opportunities around Marine Biodiversity. 


Thanks to some very hard work from the ASFA vocabulary working group and AGROVOC team, the ASFA Secretariat is pleased to announce that the alignment of ASFA concepts to the AGROVOC thesaurus is now complete. This means the ASFA thesaurus is now available to browse or download, which you ...

Partnership agreement

ASFA recently held its Advisory Board Meeting, an annual event at which all partners, collaborating centres and associates are invited to attend. During the meeting, the ASFA Secretariat gave an update on progress on the year, including a revised partnership agreement and a major update o...

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