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From the Resource Guide to Aquaculture Information

Name: AquaNIC (Aquaculture Network Information Center)
Host: Purdue University
Address: Cooperative Extension Service
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1530
Phone: (317) 494-6264
Access: via Internet gopher or via telnet at
(path=scholarly_database/AquaNIC); or via direct dial (317) 494-1440; via ALMANAC at
Cost: Free-direct dial costs only
Scope: Provides a computer gateway to other aquaculture resources and provides educational products and scientific-based products electronically.

Name: Biotechnology Information Center
Host: University of Maryland
Address: Biotechnology Information Center
National Agricultural Library
10301 Baltimore Blvd.
Beltsville, MD 20705-2351
Phone: (301) 504-5340
FAX: (301) 504-7098
Access: via Internet:
Cost: Free-direct dial costs only
Scope: Access to a variety of information services and publications on agricultural biotechnology. Includes text files of some aquatic biotechnology bibliographies published through the Center at the National Agricultural Library.

Name: CRIS (Current Research Information System)
Access: via Internet: Path=waissrc:/network.res/.linkdir/usdacris.src; or via Dialog or CD-ROM
Cost: Free and at cost depending on access
Scope: Limited search capability on USDA Current Research Information System database of currently funded research projects.

Name: Economic Research Service (ERS) Reports
Access: via Internet: Path= 1/feds/usda-info/ers
Cost: Free-direct dial costs only
Scope: Text of current U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Situation and Outlook Reports including Aquaculture Situation and Outlook Report from the Economic Research Service of USDA.

Name: Fishing for Information
Host: University of Stirling
Address: John Bostock
Institute of Aquaculture
University of Stirling
Stirling, Scotland FK9 4LA
Access: Anonymous ftp to; directory /aqua; file online.txt
Cost: Free
Scope: Comprehensive international listing of network and online resources on aquaculture and aquatic science.