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Italy: FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture makes its photographs freely available
Monday, 23 April 2012 00:00

The Fisheries and Aquaculture Department at FAO has published an aquaculture photo library (www.fao.org/fishery/photolibrary/home/en/) where photographs taken by FAO aquaculture officers and consultants working in the field are stored. The images depict global aquaculture practices and have been made freely available to the public. All the images have keywords and there are several options to search the database including free text, photographer, year, keyword, and country. Thumbnails of the images can be quickly viewed and high resolution versions can be downloaded. The database will continuously be revised and updated through inputs provided by the users. This online photo library is especially addressed to extension services, aquaculture research centres and educational institutes that can use the photo library to learn more on aquaculture. All photos may be freely used, however users are expected to credit each photo with the text “FAO Aquaculture Photo Library/ Photographer”