Paris to host the FishBase and SeaLifeBase Anniversary Symposium

Prominent researchers in the fields of biology and fisheries science are set to gather on September 6-7, 2021, in Paris to celebrate the 30th anniversary of FishBase and the 15th anniversary of SeaLifeBase.

Hosted at the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, on the banks of the river Seine, the FishBase and SeaLifeBase Symposium will bring together renowned scientists such as Daniel Pauly, Rainer Froese, Jessica Meeuwig, Jos Snoeks, among others, who will present the different uses of FishBase and SeaLifeBase in the fields of ecology, biogeography, fisheries, taxonomy and aquariology.

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The people behind FishBase and SeaLifeBase

The people behind FishBase and SeaLifeBase

The people behind FishBase and SeaLifeBase

The FishBase, SeaLifeBase, Aquamaps, Q-Quatics team.

As part of the campaign that was launched in 2020 to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of FishBase and the 15th Anniversary of SeaLifeBase, we are joining forces with our partner projects and presenting the stories of the people behind the scenes who have been instrumental in ensuring the longevity of these two global biodiversity information systems.

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Nicolas Bailly on how SeaLifeBase was built from an empty shell of FishBase

Nicolas Bailly on how SeaLifeBase was built from an empty shell of FishBase

Nicolas Bailly on how SeaLifeBase was built from an empty shell of FishBase

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On the fifth episode of the FishBase and SeaLifeBase Anniversary Podcast, Nicolas Bailly tells the story of how he helped create SeaLifeBase by taking an empty shell of the FishBase database structure and populating it with information from the Catalogue of Life.

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