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FishBase 2000

Concepts, design and data sources


Edited by

R. Froese and D. Pauly



Published by the International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management, MCPO Box 2631,
       0718 Makati City, Philippines


Froese, R. and D. Pauly, Editors. 2000. FishBase 2000: concepts, design and data sources. ICLARM,
       Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines. 344 p.



We cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information in FishBase. Neither ICLARM nor any of its collaborators will be liable for any direct or indirect damage arising out of the use of FishBase.

Cover: The cover shows the Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, a species used widely in tropical aquaculture, and the leopard coralgrouper, Plectropomus leopardus, a much appreciated marine food fish of the western Pacific.

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Copyright for photos, drawings or arrangements of data remains with the contributors.

ISBN 971-971-8709-99-1
ISSN 0116-6964

ICLARM Contribution No. 1594