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ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts

Overwhelmingly cited by a majority of aquatic science librarians as their primary database, the ASFA series is the premier reference in the field of aquatic resources. 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.

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ProQuest Deep Indexing: Aquatic Sciences supplements the Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) Database and select related files with access to deep indexing for tables, figures, graphs, charts and other illustrations from the scholarly research and technical literature for selected records. Records from the database appear with searches of ASFA and related databases to provide an additional path for discovery.

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Subject Coverage
    Major areas of coverage include:
    • aquaculture
    • aquatic organisms
    • aquatic pollution
    • brackish water environments
    • conservation
    • environmental quality
    • fisheries
    • freshwater environments
    • limnology
    • marine biotechnology
    • marine environments
    • meteorology
    • oceanography
    • policy and legislation
    • wildlife management
Dates of Coverage
    1971 - current. Note: There are several hundred records published before 1971.
Update Frequency
    Monthly, with approximately 3,700 new records added
    Over 0 records as of May 2013
Print Equivalent
    ASFA 1: Biological Sciences & Living Resources; ASFA 2: Ocean Technology, Policy & Non-Living Resources; ASFA 3: Aquatic Pollution & Environmental Quality; ASFA Marine Biotechnology Abstracts; ASFA Aquaculture Abstracts
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Sample Record
    TI: Title
    Nutritional value of preserved microalgae for subadult Mytilus galloprovincialis
    AU: Author
    Cordero Esquivel, B; Voltolina, D
    AF: Author Affiliation
    C.I.C.E.S.E., Dept. Aquaculture, P.O. Box 434844, San Diego, CA 92143-4844, USA
    SO: Source
    Journal of the World Aquaculture Society [J. WORLD AQUACULT. SOC.], vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 113-118, 1996
    IS: ISSN
    AB: Abstract
    Subadult (4-5 cm) Mytilus galloprovincialis were fed for 31 d with equal daily rations, equivalent to 6% of their body weight on a dry weight basis, of Chaetoceros sp. and Phaeodactylum tricornutum fresh, or preserved by air-drying, freeze-drying, and by freezing. At the end, increases in size, in dry weight, and in condition index with preserved diets were significantly lower than those of the mussels fed with live algae. In general, the frozen diets were better than the air- and freeze-dried ones. Increases with live Chaetoceros sp. were greater than with live P. tricornutum; however, with preserved diets the latter was better than Chaetoceros sp.
    LA: Language
    SL: Summary Language
    PY: Publication Year
    PT: Publication Type
    Journal Article
    DE: Descriptors
    nutritive value; diets; Mytilus galloprovincialis; feed composition; mussel culture; algae; Chaetoceros; Phaeodactylum tricornutum; feed composition
    ER: Environmental Regime
    TR: ASFA Input Center Number
    CL: Classification
    Q1 01583 Shellfish culture; Q3 01583 Shellfish culture; O 5060 Aquaculture
    SF: Subfile
    ASFA 1: Biological Sciences & Living Resources; ASFA Aquaculture Abstracts; Oceanic Abstracts
    AN: Accession Number
Browsable Indexes
    A browsable index is an alphabetical listing of terms used in a specific field of a database. You can browse this list to see, for example, how authors' names' are spelled and therefore how they are indexed in the database. Browsable Indexes are available for the following fields:

    Journal Name
    Publication Type
Field Codes
    The following field codes are found in the records of this database. Here they are listed in alphabetical order by two-letter code. See Field Codes and Search Examples for detailed descriptions and search examples.

    AB = Abstract LA = Language
    AF = Author Affiliation NT = Notes
    AN = Accession Number NU = Other Numbers
    AU = Author OT = Original Title
    CA = Corporate Author PB = Publisher
    CF = Conference PD = Publication Date
    CL = Classification PT = Publication Type
    DE = Descriptors PY = Publication Year
    ED = Editor SF = Subfile
    ER = Environmental Regime SL = Summary Language
    IB = ISBN SO = Source
    ID = Identifiers TI = Title
    IS = ISSN TR = ASFA Input Center Number
    JN = Journal Name UD = Update