The FishBase Information and Research Group, Inc. (FIN) is a domestic non-stock, non-profit, non-governmental organization established in the Philippines in September 2003. FIN has been created and is backed by the FishBase Consortium, a group of nine international Institutes and Organizations that is providing long-term support for FishBase (www.fishbase.org). Members of the FishBase Consortium are: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO, Rome, Italy); The WorldFish Center (Penang, Malaysia); Institute of Marine Research (Kiel, Germany); Swedish Museum of Natural History (Stockholm, Sweden); Africa Museum (Tervuren, Belgium) Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Paris, France); Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada); Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Thessaloniki, Greece); and Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences (Beijing, China). The Coordinator of the FishBase Consortium is the Chair of FIN’s Board of Trustees.
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- FishBase Information and Research Group, Inc. (FIN)