Fisheries and Aquaculture Statistics and Information Branch - FAO
Original (non-English) name
ASFIS - FAO
The FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Statistics and Information Branch (FIAS) collates world to capture and aquaculture production statistics at either the species, genus, family or higher taxonomic levels in 2 416 statistical categories (2020 data release) referred to as species items.
ASFIS list of species includes 12 871 species items selected according to their interest or relation to fisheries and aquaculture. For each species item stored in a record, codes (ISSCAAP group, taxonomic and 3-alpha) and taxonomic information (scientific name, author(s), family, and higher taxonomic classification) are provided. An English name is available for most of the records, and about one-third of them have also a French and Spanish name. Information is also provided about the availability of fishery production statistics on the species item in the FAO databases.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)