FishBase is the premier biodiversity information website for all fishes of the world. A global species database covering more than 32,000 species, FishBase includes a wide range of information on all fish species currently known including their biology, ecology, taxonomy, life history, trophic features, population dynamics and uses, as well as historical information dating back 250 years. FishBase also includes analytical and graphical tools that allow users to transform raw data into information that can be used to assess fisheries and identify management techniques to restore depleted fish stocks