Welcome to the Fisheries Subject Guide

This guide has been designed to provide an overview of resources available for the study and research into science based on fisheries. Fisheries are conventionally divided into marine and freshwater fisheries, marine biology, limnology, and aquaculture.

These guides provide access to resources - article databases, catalogs, reference books, web sites which is available at Bintulu (Sarawak) Campus Library.

Find Books

Search Web OPAC to find books available at Library. Though most our collection is in print format, an increasing number of titles are available in electronic format.

E-Books Subject Call Numbers

Many e-books in the Library's collection is listed in Web OPAC, but some titles can only be found by using the e-Books collection websites.


  • CaeBooks Complete Frontlist and Archive Collection (2000 to 2010)
  • Emerald e-books (1994 to 2009)
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • NetLibrary e-books
  • RSC e-Books (1968 - 2010)
  • ScienceDirect e-Journals
  • ScienceDirect eBooks (Copyright 1995 to 2006)
  • Springer e-Books (Copyright 2005 - 2010)
  • Wiley e-Books

Please login via EzProxy to get access to e-Books



The call number listed below is based on general Library of Congress subject classifications. These numbers are provided primarily as a browsing tool. This lists is presented as a quick guide to selected subject and call number ranges, and not a comprehensive research tool.

  • SH201-399  Fisheries
  • SH213-216.55   By oceans and seas
  • SH219-321   By region or country
  • SH327.5-327.7   Fishery resources. Fishery conservation
  • SH328-329     Fishery management. Fishery policy
  • SH334   Economic aspects. Finance
  • SH334.5-334.7   Fishery technology
  • SH334.9-336.5   Fishery processing
  • SH337    Packing, transportation, and storage
  • SH337.5  Fishing port facilities
  • SH343.2-343.3   Fishery oceanography. Fishery meteorology
  • SH343.4   Fishery research vessels
  • SH343.5   Exploratory fishing
  • SH343.8   Navigation
  • SH343.9   Safety measures
  • SH344-344.8  Methods and gear. Catching of fish
  • SH346-351    Fishery for individual species
  • SH360-363    Seal fisheries. Fur sealing
  • SH364   Sea otter
  • SH365-380.92  Shellfish fisheries. Shellfish culture
  • SH381-385  Whaling
  • SH387   Porpoises. Dolphins
  • SH388.7-391.5  Algae culture
  • SH393  Seagrasses
  • SH396  Sponge fisheries
Getting Books From Elsewhere

If a book or article is not available in Web OPAC or library, use our Document Delivery Service, to obtain a copy of an article or to borrow a book from another library.

Find Articles

This page indentifies the journal indexes most relevant to Orthopedic, and provides links to the Library's e-journals page, and how to obtain journal articles.

Related Databases Printed Journals

Use online databases to find journal articles about a subject. Below is a list of databases which are most often used in Fisheries:

  • JSTOR Online
  • Scopus
  • SpringerLink

Please login via EzProxy to get access to Subcribed Databases.




Journals are important sources of information for subject research. Below is list of journals often used in Fisheries.

  • Sirip : khazanah ilmu sukan memancing terkini.
  • Managing challenges in fisheries development through science and technology : Inaugural Lecture Series
  • Freshwater fish: the overlooked alternative: Inaugural Lecture Series

Other journals subscribed by library can be search via WebOPAC to identify location and holdings.

E-Journals Getting articles from elsewhere

Find e-journals available to the library by title or subject.

If the journal you need is not available in UPM Library, you can obtain a copy of the article from another library through our Document Delivery Service.

Reference Work

The Reference Collection on the First Floor contains a number of different works from quick references, dictionaries, encyclopedia, atlas, thesaurus and etc.There are also ranges of electronic reference resources which is available on the Internet


Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science [ScienceDirect -- Elsevier]

Comprehensive 12-volume work on all aspects of coastal and estuarine science. {RG 12/23/13}

Includes chapters as follows:

v. 1. Classification of estuarine and nearshore coastal ecosystems
v. 2. Water and fine sediment circulation
v. 3. Estuarine and coastal geology and geomorphology
v. 4. Geochemistry of estuaries and coasts
v. 5. Biogeochemistry
v. 6. Trophic relationships of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
v. 7. Functioning of ecosystems at the land-ocean interface
v. 8. Human-induced problems (uses and abuses)
v. 9. Estuarine and coastal ecosystem modelling
v. 10. Ecohydrology and restoration
v. 11. Management of estuaries and coasts
v. 12. Ecological economics of estuaries and coasts

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia [Gale Virtual Reference Library]
Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience [Science Direct -- Elsevier]
Encyclopedia of Fish Physiology [Science Direct -- Elsevier]

Theses & Dissertations

 Finding Theses & Dissertations
  •  UPMIR 
     Universiti Putra Malaysia Institutional Repository is an on-line digital archive that serves as a central collection and storage of scientific information and research at the Universiti Putra Malaysia.
  • Proquest Dissertation & Theses – please login to EzProxy
    The official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and the database of record for graduate research


This list provides a sampling of the rapidly proliferating number of Fisheries resources available on the Internet. However, this page will remain on the Web as a courtesy to those people who still use it.


Cite your sources

Why Must I Cited The Work?
Academic Integrity @ UPM
  • Acknowledge the author
  • Acknowledge the source of direct quotations
  • Avoid Plagiarism & Respect the Intellectual property and Copyright issues
  • Your ideas will be supported with fact
  • To acknowledge the source of paraphrased information that the reader may question or may want to pursue further

The Graduate School Office at the Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) promotes and educates the UPM community on the importance of academic integrity.

APA Sytle Guide Bibliography Management Tools
  • Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (5th ed.) BF76.7 P976 2001

  • APA Style

From the American Psychological Association

From the Purdue Online Writing Lab

From University of Malaya Library (UML)

From Trexler Library, Muhlenberg College

Bibliography management tools (also known as citation or reference management tools) help you organize your research sources and generate bibliographies in multiple citation formats.

Mendeley allows users to create their own personal bibliography.

Mendeley offers:
• Specialized database management service designed for bibliographic references – web based citation manager
• Importing of references from various sources
• Storage and searching of personalized data
• Formatting of bibliographies AND manuscripts in different styles

Mendeley Wikipedia






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Liaison Librarian


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