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Values of inland fisheries in the Mekong river basin
This report provides an overview of the biological, economical, social and cultural values of river fisheries in the Lower Mekong Basin (Yunan, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam). The report also identifies the main ...
Fisheries research using digital tablets in Myanmar
Type: Book Chapter
The present paper introduces a new method for data gathering using digital tablets in the field. The method is part of a fisheries study aimed at identifying migration patterns and breeding sites of key commercial fish ...
Bayfish: a model of environmental factors driving fish production in the lower Mekong basin
Type: Conference Proceedings
In tropical floodplain systems local populations are generally highly dependent upon the system’s natural aquatic resources. In such systems the annual fish production depends on a combination of biological and physical ...
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 ...
Fish, sediment and dams in the Mekong
The Mekong River is home to the largest inland fishery in the world, which is due in part to its exceptional sediment and nutrient loads. The number of dams in the Basin is expected to increase from 16 in the year 2000 to ...
Balancing hydropower and biodiversity in the Amazon, Congo, and Mekong
Type: Journal Article
The worlds most biodiverse river basins (the Amazon, Congo, and Mekong) are experiencing an unprecedented boom in construction of hydropower dams. These projects address important energy needs, but advocates often overestimate ...