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Trading-off fish biodiversity, food security, and hydropower in the Mekong River Basin
Type: Journal Article
The Mekong River Basin, site of the biggest inland fishery in the world, is undergoing massive hydropower development. Planned dams will block critical fish migration routes between the river's downstream floodplains and ...
River fisheries: ecological bases for management and conservation
Large rivers and their floodplains support a significant proportion of the world’s biodiversity and provide important goods and ecological services to society, including fisheries. Riverine ecosystems and fisheries are ...
The importance of the fish resource in the Mekong River and examples of best practices
Type: Book Chapter
The Mekong is an exceptional river in many ways. In terms of fish biodiversity, it is the world’s second richest river after the Amazon (www.fishbase. org). With 6 to 18% of the global freshwater fish catch, it is also ...