Community Fishing Day in Laos

The Nam Ngum River in Laos creates a swamp near the capital city of Vientiane, and one day each year this normally protected area becomes a hive Read More…

Woven Wedge Traps

People who live in the countryside in Laos depend on water. Small rivers, streams and wetlands located near their villages support livelihoods of subsistence farming and livestock Read More…

Building a Better Shrimp Trap

Fishers are often work to make improvements to their fishing gear, like these fishermen carrying a bunch of fish traps on scooters who were looking for suitable Read More…

Innovative Solutions for Fish Passage

Water infrastructure is being developed at an increasing rate in the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB), and fish passage technology may help alleviate some of the impacts on Read More…

The Scoop Net Brigade

Fishes of the genus Schistura can be commonly found in the rivers of Lao PDR. Catching these small loaches that live among the stones of the riverbed Read More…

Fish Face: Garra fuliginosa

While it is common for fish biologists to encounter some strange fish throughout our careers (see Got teeth, Jabba the Hutt?, Cute or ugly?, The old man Read More…