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Marine and Fisheries Sciences: Electronic Resources

Serving the Marine and Fisheries Community of the University of Ghana and beyond

Quick Databases and Special Publications on Marine & Fisheries Sciences


The World's largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources

Fisheries and Aquaculture Department

Topics includes:

Fisheries statistics, Ecosystems, Fisheries and Aquaculture resources

Aquaculture Compendium

Comprehensive, encyclopedic resource for information on aquaculture.

Aquaculture, Fisheries & Fish Science

Wiley Online Library on Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Sciences.

Aquatic Sciences

Aquatic Sciences from JSTOR

FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department

Fisheries and Aquaculture Department has the capacity – if supported and developed in a regulated and environmentally sensitive manner – to contribute significantly to improving the well-being of poor and disadvantaged communities in developing countries and to achievement of several of the Sustainable Development Goals, especially goal 14.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

NOAA Fisheries is responsible for the stewardship of theUnited States of America's ocean resources and their habitat.

Sea Around Us

Publications on Fisheries, Ecosystems and Ecodiversity 

UN Environment

The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda

World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)

WoRMS provides an authoritative and comprehensive list of names of marine organisms, including information on synonymy. While the highest priority goes to valid names, other names in use are included so that this register can serve as a guide to interpret taxonomic literature.


WorldFish is an international, nonprofit research organization that harnesses the potential of fisheries and aquaculture to reduce hunger and poverty. Our publications database contains WorldFish publications and references to WorldFish research published in refereed journals and periodicals.

Report of the Thirty-third Session of the COMMITTEE ON FISHERIES Rome, 9–13 July 2018

The July 2018 welcomed the increasing number of Parties to the FAO Agreement on Port State Measures, discussed progress in implementing small-scale fisheries guidelines, and noted the key role of FAO’s work for SDG 14 (Life below water), among other matters.

Databases on Marine and Fisheries Sciences

Selected Electronic Journals


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