Aquatic Resources including over 5,000 serial publications, books, reports, conference proceedings, translations and limited distribution literature. Also called ASFA: Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts
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.
Indexes 900+ international scholarly journals and other publications in physical and chemical oceanography and limnology, marine geophysics, geochemistry and geology, marine technology, ocean policy, and nonliving resources.
Marine and freshwater aquaculture abstracts. Aquaculture-related information focuses on studies related to improving and augmenting aquatic yields. The records included provide comprehensive information on cultivating marine, freshwater and brackish water species.
Marine biotechnology, molecular biology, and molecular genetics. Input to ASFA is provided by a growing international network of information centers monitoring over 5,000 serial publications, books, reports, conference proceedings, translations and limited distribution literature. ASFA is a component of the Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Information System (ASFIS), formed by four United Nations agency sponsors of ASFA and a network of international and national partners.