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ICLARM, the International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management, is a relative newcomer to the small group of mission-oriented research organizations concerned with international fisheries. It was organized in 1975 and incorporated in 1977 in the Philippines where it maintains its headquarters. The Rockefeller Foundation developed the concept leading to ICLARM, and remains its principal donor.

Fishery biology, particularly the applied aspect of stock assessment, became a truly quantitative science in the mid-1950s, when the Beverton & Holt and Schaefer "workhorse" models for stock assessment were produced. The relatively low prices of microcomputers and the ease in handling them are major reasons why they could become widely used for tropical stock assessment


A bibliography of the fishes of the Leiognathidae family (slipmouth, pony-fishes, silver-bellies, etc.) is presented. A total of 941 references, most of which are annotated, are listed, covering all aspects of their biology, including fishery related aspects, physiology and anatomy (e.g., their bioluminescence) as well as their use as human food. Comprehensive subject and geographic indices are provided.