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Disclaimer on Country Names

The choice of names of countries, islands, and other territories does not presuppose that the institutions and persons supporting and making FishBase do recognize or do not recognize sovereignties or claims of sovereignty. They have been chosen among ISO and United Nations standards in such a way they are short, and/or fit with fisheries catch reports.

If you do not find a country name:

Country Name Country Name in FishBase
Bonin Is. Ogasawara Is.
Côte d’Ivoire Ivory Coast
Czech Republic Czechia
El Salvador Salvador [El]
FYROM (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) North Macedonia
Gazza Stripe Palestine
La Réunion Reunion Island [La]
Macca Macquarie I.
Malvinas Falkland Is.
New Amsterdam Amsterdam I.
Russian Federation Russia
Swaziland Eswatini
Taiwan Chinese Taipei
Vatican City State Holy See