FishBase and fish taxonomy training session 2015 -- Call for applications

‘FishBase and fish taxonomy’ training session (07 April – 26 June 2015)
5 scholarships available

Dear Madam,
Dear Sir,

The FishBase team of the Royal Museum for Central Africa (Tervuren, Belgium) is pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2015 ‘FishBase and fish taxonomy’ training session.

This three month training session is intended for African scientists with an interest and expertise in African fresh- and brackish water fishes and their biology. The training session comprises three main components:

-       A detailed explanation of FishBase ( in all its aspects
-       A training in the taxonomy of African fishes
-       A case study

Five scholarships for the 11th edition of this training session are available for English speaking African scientists. All information necessary to apply for these scholarships is available in the attached documents.

Need more details? Please visit or

Deadline for application is 15 January 2015.

Best regards,

Dimitri Geelhand de Merxem

Tel.: +32-2-769-56-59

Zoology Department – Ichthyology
Royal Museum for Central Africa
Leuvensesteenweg, 13-17
B-3080 Tervuren, Belgium

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