Data Resources for Marine Aquarium Trade

Today I will present a talk at the Marine Aquarium Conference of North America in Washington, D.C., titled “The Devil is in the Data; Why Data Matter.” During the talk I will mention several resources audience members may want to use, and this blog entry provides links. For those unable to attend today’s talk, I will be writing about these resources in future posts, so stay tuned.

Marine Aquarium Biodiversity and Trade Flow Database

Non-indigenous Aquatic Species Database

FishBase

IUCN Red List

Corals of the World (Not Operational Yet)

Do you have another online source of data that may be useful to the aquarium trade as it moves toward a more data-centric trade with greater traceability? Please add the link in the comments field below. Thanks!

 

 

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About Ret Talbot

Ret Talbot is a freelance writer who covers fisheries at the intersection of science and sustainability. His work has appeared in publications such as National Geographic, Mongabay, Discover Magazine, Ocean Geographic and Coral Magazine. He lives on the coast of Maine with his wife, scientific illustrator Karen Talbot.
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