Research Databases

Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) indexes more than 5,000 journals, reports, conference proceedings, and books in the area of aquatic sciences. It covers the major aspects of the aquatic environment, including aquaculture, limnology, oceanography and marine environments, environmental quality, and water pollution. (Updated monthly)

CFL Zotero Digital Collection Our digital collections include more than 3500 journal articles, book sections, theses and dissertations.  Many are authored by Center for Limnology faculty, staff, students, and affliliates; others report research conducted on southwestern or northern WI waters, or significant developments in the field of limnology.  A (growing) portion of the articles in our reprint collection are available electronically in the CFL Zotero Digital Collection.  The digital library is open to the public for searching, but access to article PDFs is restricted (by IP address) to users on Hasler Lab and Trout Lake Station networks.

Environment / Natural Resources Browse databases on various natural resources.

Fish,FisheriesAquatic Biodiversity Worldwide Fish, Fisheries & Aquatic Biodiversity Worldwide combines databases on all facets of ichthyology, fisheries, aquaculture and aquatic biology. Included in this collection are records from the now ceased database Aquatic Biology, Aquaculture, & Fisheries Resources (ABAFR), plus twelve of the world’s major fish and fisheries databases, including FISHLIT, Aquatic Biology Citations (ABC), the Fishing Industry Research Index (FIRI) and Fisheries Review. This database includes worldwide research on aquaculture species ranging from culture and propagation to genetics, behavior, ecology and habitat. There are over 1,150,000 citations and abstracts dating back to the 1970s, dealing with all aspects of fish and aquatic biology. (Updated quarterly)

Water Resources Abstracts Water Resources Abstracts is now part of the Agricultural and Environmental Science Database. This database provides summaries of the world’s technical and scientific literature on water-related topics covering the characteristics, conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water resources. Abstracts are drawn from journals, books, conference proceedings, and technical reports in the physical and life sciences, as well as from engineering, legal and government publications. (Updated quarterly)