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Priority actions for dugong and seagrass conservation in Solomon Islands
Dugongs (Dugon dugon) are seagrass community specialists that inhabit warm coastal and island areas from tropical to subtropical Indo-West Pacific waters. They feed primarily on seagrass. In August 2018, dugongs became ...
Stock assessment of the Lake Nasser fishery: Policy brief for better resource use
The decline in fish landings and the reduction in the marketing value of fish from Lake Nasser can be attributed to improper fishing practices and unsuitable fish handling. Such practices have a negative economic impact ...
Feed the future. Cambodia Rice Field Fisheries II
Type: Other (Infographic)
Infographic on the project Feed the Future Cambodia Rice Field Fisheries II
Tekshoyi unnoyon e service provision model (Service provision model in sustainable development)
This story describes the service provision model introduced by WorldFish through the Improving Food Security and Livelihoods project. The model focuses on local service providers (LSP) and service provider associations ...
Chaaper pona (Overwintered fry)
This is the story of fish farmer Azim, who overwintered carp fry on his farm and benefited economically. Farmers often underutilize their ponds in the winter. However, as fry do not eat much food or grow because of the low ...
Agonistic behaviour and feed efficiency in juvenile Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus
Type: Journal Article
The main hypothesis of the present study was that an aggressive and dominant fish would eat more feed and would be more efficient. To test this hypothesis, estimations of the relationships between agonistic behaviour, ...
Counting the fish eaten rather than the fish caught
This is a commentary on a recent study by Fluet-Chouinard et al. that assesses fish catches by counting how many fish are eaten.
Shomirer upolobdhi (Shomir’s enlightenment)
This story describes the impact of agrochemical use in aquaculture. Shomir was spending a lot of money to buy multiple chemicals and medicines recommended by different local sales agents, without knowing why they were ...
Rajur shofolota (Raju’s success)
This story describes Raju’s adoption of best farming practices. He was following conventional farming methods but did not have enough capital to intensify his production and was disappointed with his annual profit. Ali, a ...
Governance interactions in small-scale fisheries market chains: Examples from the Asia-Pacific
Type: Journal Article
Small-scale fisheries are subject to various governing institutions operating at different levels with different objectives. At the same time, small-scale fisheries increasingly form part of domestic and international ...