How can I contribute?
After creating an account and logging in, select the “Contribute” icon found at the top right of the page.
How do I identify Geographic Scope?
Then you must select the data set in which you wish to contribute to.
Fill in all fields to the best of your knowledge and keep in mind that fields with a “*” are mandatory to fill in.
When creating an SSF profile you must choose a geographic scope from the following:
Do I create a profile for each targeted species?
Local, Subnational, National, Regional, Global, or Not Specific. Please be reminded that fisheries
occurring within a particular portion of a Nation should be classified as Subnational and not
No. When describing a SSF that targets multiple fish species consider it a multispecies
How do I upload an image?
fishery and list all species caught under the “Species” category.
To add an image to your Who’s Who or SSF Profile you must first upload it onto the Too Big To Ignore gallery (http://toobigtoignore.net/gallery/). Once your image has been uploaded to the gallery (or another image hosting website), simply copy the image URL by right-clicking on the image and selecting ‘copy image’ and then paste the image URL into the space provided within the ‘background’ accordion.
How do I name my SSF Profile?
When creating a SSF Profile, it is important that you include the country in which the fishery is occurring and that you follow this template: name/type of fishery, country. Some examples of already exiting profiles include: “Northeastern Handline & Gillnet Fisheries, Brazil” and “Conception Bay Snow Crab Fishery, Canada”.