(Note: This list of resources is under development and currently incomplete)

Fish identification books

Moore, B. and Colas, B (2016) Identification guide to the common coastal food fishes of the Pacific Islands region. Pacific Community, Noumea, New Caledonia and printed by Stredder Print Ltd, New Zealand. 140 pp.

White W.T., Last P.R., Dharmadi, Faizah R., Chodrijah U., Prisantoso B.I., Pogonoski J.J., Puckridge M. and Blaber S.J.M. 2013. Market fishes of Indonesia (= Jenis-jenis ikan di Indonesia). ACIAR Monograph No. 155. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research: Canberra. 438 pp.

White W.T., Last P.R., Stevens J.D., Yearsley G.K., Fahmi, and Dharmadi. 2006. Economically important sharks and rays of Indonesia (= Hiu dan pari yang bernilai ekonomis penting di Indonesia). ACIAR Monograph No. 124. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research: Canberra. 329 pp.

Fish identification guides

*Fukofuka, S. and Itano, D.G (2006). Handbook for the identification of yellowfin and bigeye tunas in fresh, but Less Than Ideal Condition (v6). Originally submitted as v4 to the 1st Meeting of the Scientific Committee of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission Noumea, New Caledonia, 8-19 August 2005 Fishing Technology Specialist Working Group FT IP-1, August 2005. 57pp.

Fukofuka, S. and Itano, D.G (2007). Photographic identification guide for non-target fish species taken in WCPO purse seine fisheries. Information Paper submitted to 3rd Regular Session of Scientific Committee of Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission. Honolulu, Hawaii 13 – 24 August 2007. WCPFC-SC3-FT SWG/IP-6. 43 pp.

Indian Ocean Tuna Commission species identification guides (various)
The guides for tunas, tuna-like species, and billfish are available as both English and Bahasa Indonesia versions.

International Seafood Sustainability Foundation identification guides (various)
The guides for yellowfin and bigeye tunas are available as both English and Bahasa Indonesia versions.

*Itano, D.G. (2004). A handbook for the identification of yellowfin and bigeye tunas in fresh condition. Working paper submitted to 17th Meeting of Standing Committee on Tuna and Billfish. Majuro, Marshall Islands, 9 -18 August 2004. FTWG-INF-5. 28 pp.

*Itano, D.G. (2004). A handbook for the identification of yellowfin and bigeye tunas in brine frozen condition. Working paper submitted to 17th Meeting of Standing Committee on Tuna and Billfish. Majuro, Marshall Islands, 9 -18 August 2004. FTWG-INF-5. 32 pp.

Itano, D.G. (2018). Tuna types caught in Indonesian waters. Resource available on International Seafood Sustainability Foundation website.

Latumeten, G.A., Septiani, W.D., Godjali, N., Wibisono, E., Mous, P.J. and Pet, J.S. (2018). Training manual for identification of 100 common species in the deepwater demersal fisheries targeting snappers in Indonesia. A Technical Report by The Nature Conservancy (TNC IFCP Technical Report), February 2018. 207 pp.

McAuliffe, J.A., Itano, D.G., and Arceneaux, S. (2007). Photographic identification guide for billfish, sharks, rays, tuna-like and non-tuna finfish taken in WCPO pelagic longline fisheries (V1). Information Paper submitted to 3rd Regular Session of Scientific Committee of Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission. Honolulu, Hawaii 13 – 24 August 2007. WCPFC-SC3-FT SWG/IP-6. 165 pp.

Pepperell, J. and Grewe, P. (1998). A field guide to the Indo-Pacific billfishes. 17 pp.
(Note: A Bahasa Indonesia version of this guide is available on request to craig.proctor@csiro.au)

Shark Identification Sheets for Important Shark Species in Indonesia (in Bahasa Indonesia). Prepared in 2013 as a collaboration between CSIRO and Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (Indonesia).
Sheets included: A – Oceanic species, B – Large shark species, C – Small shark species, D – Deepwater shark species, and E – Other species.

*Note: English and Bahasa Indonesia versions of these yellowfin tuna and bigeye tuna guides are available on the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation website.