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|Special Topics | Aquatic and Marine
Aquatic and Marine Research Databases
AlgaeBase is a global algal database of taxonomic, nomenclatural and distributional information.
The means to conserving amphibians is to enable and facilitate better research and education with an accessible, consolidated, and curated information system for all amphibian species. From The University of California, Berkeley
FishBase covers a wide range of information on all fish species currently known in the world, including taxonomy, biology, trophic ecology, life history, and uses, as well as historical data reaching back to 250 years.
Biogeoinformatics of hexacorallia (corals, sea anemones, and their allies): interfacing geospatial, taxonomic, and environmental data for a group of marine invertebrates.
IODE Ocean Data Portal
IODE Ocean Data Portal(ODP) provides a “one-stop shop” approach to oceanographic data held by the IODE global network of 80 National Oceanographic Data Centres (NODCs), as well as to resources from other participating systems.
MarineBio is an ever-evolving tribute to all ocean life that has been a central source online for the latest information concerning marine life and its biology, and especially its conservation, since 1998.
The North American Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Digital Reference Collection (NAAMDRC)
NAAMDRC was created by the USGS Aquatic Experimental Lab (AXL) to provide users with high-quality digital microscopy photographs to aid identification of aquatic macroinvertebrates. Freshwater.
All about different ocean instruments, how they work, what they do and why they do it. Written and/or edited by experts in ocean science and engineering, in addition to links to glossaries and multimedia technologies including video streaming, audio packages, and searchable databases.
Ocean Watch (beta)
Ocean Watch provides the data and information policymakers need to make better-informed decisions about sustainable ocean management. A beta initiative of Resource Watch.org
ReefBase gathers available knowledge about coral reefs into one information repository. It is intended to facilitate analyses and monitoring of coral reef health and the quality of life of reef-dependent people, and to support informed decisions about coral reef use and management.
Sea Slug Forum
World Register of Marine Species (WORMS)
Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and Handbooks (online)
This is a fraction of the aquatic and marine research journals available at University of Waterloo Libraries. If you are looking for a specific title, or would like to search all of them systematically, please connect with me.