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ISSF is a global collaborative online database providing information on small-scale fisheries (SSF) to help enhance knowledge about this sector and their overall contributions.

What can you do with ISSF?
  • Learn about SSF around the world
  • Search, discover, and export data
  • Share information about yourself, your research and SSF organizations
  • Contribute by creating a profile for SSF that you know, online, or using a template (available in English, French, and Spanish. )
  • Explore SSF characteristics through charts, tables, and infographics with SSF Profile Reports

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Who's Who

Erin Loury

Who's Who in SSF Profile
Erin Loury is a fisheries biologist and science communication specialist whose fisheries research experience includes the western United States and Southeast Asia. She is the Communications Director at the fisheries consulting company FISHBIO in California and also helps coordinate FISHBIO's Mekong program. Erin has worked on projects to establish freshwater community-managed Fish Conservation Zones in Laos and Myanmar, standardize fisheries research methods, and engage community participation in fisheries research and management in Laos. She also directs communications for the Mekong Fish Network and the Wonders of the Mekong Program based in Cambodia.


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