Methods and Tools for Supporting the Integration of Stocks and Fisheries

  • Yannis TzitzikasEmail author
  • Yannis Marketakis
  • Nikos Minadakis
  • Michalis Mountantonakis
  • Leonardo Candela
  • Francesco Mangiacrapa
  • Pasquale Pagano
  • Costantino Perciante
  • Donatella Castelli
  • Marc Taconet
  • Aureliano Gentile
  • Giulia Gorelli
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 953)


The collation of information for the monitoring of fish stocks and fisheries is a difficult and time-consuming task, as the information is scattered across different databases and is modelled using different formats and semantics. Our purpose is to offer a unified view of the existing stocks and fisheries information harvested from three different database sources (FIRMS, RAM and FishSource), by relying on innovative data integration and manipulation facilities. In this paper, we describe the building blocks in terms of methods and software components that are necessary for integrating stocks and fisheries data from heterogeneous data sources.


Fish stock Fishery Semantic data integration Data publication Data normalization 



This work has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the BlueBRIDGE project (Grant agreement No 675680).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Computer ScienceFORTH-ICSHeraklionGreece
  2. 2.Computer Science DepartmentUniversity of CreteHeraklionGreece
  3. 3.Consiglio Nazionale delle RicerchePisaItaly
  4. 4.Food and Agriculture Organization of the United NationsRomeItaly

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