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ASFA 1: Biological Sciences & Living Resources from ProQuest

Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts 1: Biological Sciences and Living Resources indexes citations and abstracts of basic and applied research on aquatic organisms. Sources include journals, books, conference papers, reports, patents, dissertations, and maps.

All aspects of marine, freshwater, and brackish water organisms and environments are examined, including information on biology and ecology of aquatic organisms, exploitation of living resources, and related legal, policy, and socioeconomic issues. Since natural resources are an important feature of ASFA 1, fisheries receive particular attention, with comprehensive sections that put scientists and managers in touch with the latest fishing methods, statistics, aquaculture, food technology, productivity, conservation, and marketing.

Abstracts cover laboratory studies of aquatic organisms as well as research in the field. All types of source documents dealing with aquatic organisms and issues that affect their environment are surveyed. And the journal's hierarchic subject classification, with multiple indexes, makes it easy to locate specific information.

Major areas of coverage include:

  • General Aspects
  • Law, Policy, Economics, and Social Sciences
  • Biology: General
  • Microbiology
  • Botany
  • Invertebrate Biology: General
  • Malacology
  • Carcinology
  • Entomology
  • Chordate Biology: General
  • Ichthyology
  • Ornithology
  • Mammalogy
  • Ecology and Ecosystems: Aquatic Ecology
  • Autecology
  • Population Studies
  • Aquatic Communities
  • Productivity, Ecosystems, Species Interactions
  • Fouling and Boring
  • Fisheries: Practical Aspects of Fisheries
  • Aquaculture
  • Fishable Stocks
  • Aquatic Products and their Utilization
  • Marketing and Economics of Aquatic products

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1971-present. Note: These are several hundred records published before 1971.


September 13, 2010


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