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    • Observations of two Holothuria species (H. theeli and H. portovallartensis) from the Galapagos 

      Uthicke, S.; Choo, P.S.; Conand, C. (2008)
      Type: Journal Article
      Two little known species of Holothuria (H. theeli and H. portovallartensis) were observed in the Galapagos Islands.
    • Ocean sciences in relation to living resources 

      Bakun, A.; Beyer, J.; Pauly, D.; Pope, J.G.; Sharp, G.D. (1982)
      Type: Journal Article
      A major new international research program of importance to fisheries is likely to be adopted later this year. Ocean Sciences in Relation to Living Resources, sponsored by FAO and IOC, a proposal concerning the relationship ...
    • Oil, fish and the sun and the wind 

      Bardach, J.E. (1981)
      Type: Journal Article
      The energy sources of importance in the fishing industry are discussed in detail. An account is given of fish catching,fish growing and fish saving and the role energy plays in each. Wind, sun and biogas are all considered ...
    • On China's lake fisheries development 

      Wu, W.; Yang, N.; Jin, L. (1991)
      Type: Journal Article
      An account is given of the current situation regarding the lake fisheries and fish culture practices in China. The modern lake fisheries take advantage of the 3-D spaces of lakes to fully develop the resources. Currently, ...
    • On comparing groups of fishes based on length-weight relationships 

      Caillouet, C.W., Jr. (1993)
      Type: Journal Article
      F. Torres, Jr., in a 1991 Fishbyte article, presented length-weight relationships derived from 122 graphs in van der Elst's 1981 "A guide to the common sea fishes of southern Africa". This author analyzes Torres's tabulated ...
    • On ECOPATH, Fishbyte and fisheries management 

      Christensen, V. (1991)
      Type: Journal Article
      A brief account of the origin and basic assumptions of the ECOPATH software and approach is given, with emphasison their documentation in Fishbyte, and to the transition to its successor, the ECOPATH II program. Some ...
    • On holism, reductionism and working from 9 to 5 

      Pauly, D. (1990)
      Type: Journal Article
      A discussion is presented on the 2 approaches - holism and reductionism - in the study of environmental sciences, making reference to various projects presently being conducted by ICLARM and its collaborators using the ...
    • On improving operation and use of the elefan programs. part 1, avoiding "drift" of K towards low values 

      Pauly, D. (1985)
      Type: Journal Article
      The article proposes improvements for the ELEFAN programs describing how they may be used for optimum output, considering the von Bertalanffy growth equation and the K parameter.
    • On improving operation and use of the elefan programs. part 2, improving the estimation of L 

      Pauly, D. (1986)
      Type: Journal Article
      Four simple approaches which rely on slightly modified versions of ELEPHAN I and/or II are given for the estimation of length of fish.
    • On length-weight relationships. Part I: Computing the mean weights of the fish in a given length class 

      Beyer, J.E. (1987)
      Type: Journal Article
      When working with length frequency date, we often need to compute the mean weights of the fish in the various classes. This article outlines one of the methods used.
    • On microcomputers vs. thinking and their respective roles in fisheries research in developing countries 

      Pauly, D. (1987)
      Type: Journal Article
      A discussion is presented on the topic of microcomputers and fishery research in developing countries, consideringin particular the advantages of the use of computers for data storage and examination as compared to ...
    • On reason, mythologies and natural resource conservation 

      Pauly, D. (1987)
      Type: Journal Article
      Scientific advice is neither generated nor received in a culturally neutral context. There are two ways by which a cultural context can emerge in which conservationists measures are considered reasonable.
    • On the behavior of some proposed goal functions for ecosystem development 

      Christensen, V. (1994)
      Type: Journal Article
      This contribution addresses the issue of "goal functions", quantifying the state of development of ecosystems. Numerous goal functions have been proposed with the hope that once a proper goal function has been identified ...
    • On the way to management of west Sumatra's coastal ecosystem 

      Kunzmann, A. (2002)
      Type: Journal Article
      Various impacts on the coast of the Indonesian province of West Sumatra are presented together with activities and achievements to address them, e.g. public awareness, public relations and capacity building, including the ...
    • On using other people's data 

      Pauly, D. (1988)
      Type: Journal Article
      A discussion is presented as to when and how to use another person's data in the field of fishery sciences. Procedures to be taken for the use of published and technically unpublished material are outlined.
    • Ontogenetic changes in colouration and morphology of white teatfish, Holothuria fuscogilva, juveniles at Kiribati 

      Purcell, S.W.; Tekanene, M. (2006)
      Type: Journal Article
      Little is known of the appearance or ecology of white teatfish (Holothuria fuscogilva) juveniles, which are very rarely found in the wild. In this study we use juveniles cultured in Kiribati to describe their ontogenetic ...
    • The Ontologies Community of Practice: A CGIAR Initiative for Big Data in Agrifood Systems 

      Arnaud, E.; Laporte, M.; Kim, S.; Aubert, C.; Leonelli, S.; Miro, B.; Cooper, L.; Jaiswal, P.; Kruseman, G.; Shrestha, R.; Buttigieg, P.L.; Mungall, C.J.; Petragalla, J.; Agbona, A.; Muliro, J.; Detras, J.; Hualla Mamani, V.; Rathore, A.; Das, R.; Dieng, I.; Bauchet, G.; Menda, N.; Pommier, C.; Shaw, F.; Lyon, D.; Mwanzia, L.; Juarez, H.; Bonaiuti, E.; Chiputwa, B.; Olatunbosun, O.; Auzoux, S.; Yeumo, E.D.; Mueller, L.; Silverstein, K.; Lafargue, A.; Antezana, E.; Devare, M.; King, B.; Elizabeth Arnaud: 0000-0002-6020-5919; Marie Angelique Laporte: 0000-0002-8461-9745; Jacqueline Muliro: 0000-0002-2789-1558; Abhishek Rathore: 0000-0001-6887-4095; Leroy Mwanzia: 0000-0002-1107-6110; Henry Juarez: 0000-0002-8535-7089; Enrico Bonaiuti: 0000-0002-4010-4141; Obileye Olatunbosun: 0000-0002-1200-0994 (2020)
      Type: Journal Article
      Digital technology use in agriculture and agrifood systems research accelerates the production of multidisciplinary data, which spans genetics, environment, agroecology, biology, and socioeconomics. Quality labeling of ...
    • Our coral reefs 

      Soule, S.M. (1994)
      Type: Brief
      Coral reefs are very important to the people of the South Pacific Islands. Coral reefs are made up of many animals and plants as well as corals. Many islanders depend on animals like fish, clams, crabs and spiny lobsters ...
    • Outcome evidencing: A Method for enabling and evaluating Program intervention in complex systems 

      Paz-Ybarnegaray, R.; Douthwaite, B. (2016)
      Type: Journal Article
      This article describes the development and use of a rapid evaluation approach to meet program accountability and learning requirements in a research for development program operating in five developing countries. The method ...
    • Outcome mapping 

      The WorldFish Center (2010)
      Type: Other (Factsheet)
      Outcome Mapping (OM) was developed by the International Development Research Center (IDRC) to deal with the complex changes resulting from development projects.