Presentation of the Spanish Piscícola Charter

The Spanish Piscícola Charter is a project to update the national inventory of fish diversity and development and implementation of a database of Spanish fish.

Call 2014 General Assembly

On behalf of the Board, in accordance with Article 18 of the statutes of the SIBIC, partners of the SIBIC are summoned to the next Ordinary General Assembly, which will take place next Thursday, June 26, at 18 am on first call and second call 19 hours, with the following agenda:

1. Approval of minutes of the Ordinary General Assembly SIBIC 2012

2. Report of the President

3. Presentation and approval, if the balance of the years 2013/2014 and 2014/2016 budget year

4. Amendments to the Statutes of the SIBIC:

  • Articles 4 and 5: Inclusion of the marine environment in the objectives and activities of the SIBIC

  • Article 18: Amendment of the period between the 1st and the 2nd session of the General Assembly

5. Election of the Board of Directors for 2014/2016

6. Question time

PLACE: Valadares Auditorium, National Museum of Natural History and da Ciência, Lisbon

10 june 2014

Carlos Fernández Delgado
President of SIBIC

Renewal of the Board of SIBIC

The deadline for applications opens to elect members of the Board of SIBIC. This period will be open until 12 pm on Saturday, June 14, 2014.
For the presentation of the bid mail is sent to the Secretary of the SIBIC with the candidate’s name and identification number of the candidates (DNI for Spanish, Cartão of Cidadão or Bilhete of Identidade for Portuguese). By mail (registered mail) should be sent to the headquarters of SIBIC a document with the names of the candidates, the charge for which is presented in the application and copy of your identification.
According to the statutes of the SIBIC, the Board is composed of a President, a Vice President, a Secretary General, a treasurer and a minimum of four members, chosen from among the founders and ordinary members. The offices of the Board shall be renewed in two shifts. In the first, in which we found the entire Board have been elected at the previous General Assembly, President / ay Secretary / ay half of the permanent members to be elected among the founders and partners number is renewed. Corporate partners, sponsors, partners and honorary members may not serve on the Board. Former members of the Board may be re-elected in successive renewals.
The timetable for the election of the Board is as follows:

  • Until June 14, 2014: Nominations.

  • June 16, 2014: Proclamation of candidates.

  • 17 to 23 June de 2014: Vote by mail by sending by mail to the headquarters of the SIBIC of an envelope with a copy of the voter identification partner and another sealed envelope inside with the slip proclamation of candidates indicating the name and position of the candidates elected.

  • June 26, 2014: Election of members of the Board at the General Assembly to perform under SIBIC2014 – V Iberian Conference of Ichthyology.

Frederic Casals
Secretary of SIBIC

Job Offer Letter SIBIC Spanish Piscícola

The Iberian Ichthyology Society is seeking candidates for a contract within the project we are developing titled “First phase of updating the National Biodiversity Inventory ictiológica and creation and implementation of the Charter Piscícola Spanish” funded by the Biodiversity Foundation. The work will focus on the collection and digitization of records of freshwater fish, drafting documents on the Iberian fish and analyzing this information.
Shall be eligible for this offer SIBIC partners. Scientific and technical requirements are:

  • Knowledge of continental fish fauna of the Iberian Peninsula;

  • Knowledge of operation and construction of databases (Microsoft Access);

  • Knowledge of Spanish, Portuguese and English;

The workplace is the University of Navarra, Pamplona, flexible 35-hour workweek. The contract period is six months, extendable for periods of three months to a maximum of one year. The net salary is 1,100 euros per month.
Those interested should send their CV to the association: The deadline for submitting applications is January 31.