Potential Disruption of Flood Dynamics in the Lower Mekong River Basin Due to Upstream Flow Regulation

published on 10 December 2018
This study uses hydrodynamic model simulations to show that the effects of flow regulation on downstream river-floodplain dynamics are relatively predictable along the mainstream Mekong, but - Read More…

Authors

Y. Pokhrel, S. Shin, Z. Lin, D. Yamazaki, and J. Qi

Publication Date

10 December 2018

Publication Name

Science Reports

Topics

Dams, Mekong River, Tonle Sap River, Hydrodynamics, Floodplain, Flow regulations

Modelling spatial and temporal dynamics of two small mud carp species in the Tonle Sap flood-pulse ecosystem

published on 24 January 2019
This study uses cross-wavelet transform (CWT) and cross-correlation function (CCF) time-series modeling approaches to model the spatial and temporal dynamics of small mud carp species - Read More…

Authors

B. Chan, R. Sor, P.B. Ngor, C. Baehr, and S. Lek

Publication Date

24 January 2019

Publication Name

Ecological Modelling

Topics

Tonle Sap, Flow pulse, Co-occurrence, Migration patterns, Fish synchronization, Phase relationship, Cross-wavelet transform, Cross-correlation function

Mollusc fisheries and length–weight relationship in Tonle Sap flood pulse system, Cambodia

published on 23 November 2018
This study investigated intra-annual variation in the landing and growth patterns of three mollusc species, i.e., Corbicula moreletiana, Pila virescens and Pila ampullacea, using one-year - Read More…

Authors

P.B. Ngor, R. Sor, L.H. Prak, N. So, Z.S. Hogan, and S. Lek

Publication Date

23 November 2018

Publication Name

International Journal of Limnology

Topics

Tonle Sap Lake, Mollusc, Flood-pulse system, Bivalve, Catch and volume

Fish assemblage responses to flow seasonality and predictability in a tropical flood pulse system

published on 09 November 2018
This paper analyzed  7‐yr daily fish and water monitoring data to quantitatively assess flow seasonality and predictability in three sites located in three rivers displaying a - Read More…

Authors

P.B. Ngor, T. Oberdorff, C. Phen, C. Baehr, G. Grenouillet, and S. Lek

Publication Date

09 November 2018

Publication Name

Ecological Society of America

Topics

flow regulation, freshwater fishes, hydropower dam, Mekong River Basin, species turnover

Ontogenetic variation in diet and habitat of Irrawaddy dolphins (Orcaella brevirostris) in the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea

published on 03 November 2018
This is the first analysis of the ontogenetic changes in diet and habitat of Irrawaddy dolphins from the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea - Read More…

Authors

J. Jackson‐Ricketts, R.I. Ruiz‐Cooley, C. Junchompoo, S. Thongsukdee, A. Intongkham, S. Ninwat, K. Kittiwattanawong, E.M. Hines, and D.P. Costa

Publication Date

03 November 2018

Publication Name

Marine Mammal Science

Topics

stable isotope, Carbon 13, Irrawaddy dolphin, Orcaella brevirostris, diet, feeding, ecology, mixing model, population structure

The economic impact of global change on fishing and non-fishing households in the Tonle Sap ecosystem, Pursat, Cambodia

published on 23 October 2018
This paper investigates the economic impact of future global change on fishing dependent inhabitants of the Tonle Sap floodplain in Cambodia. View online

Authors

L.S.L.Teh, N. Bond, K. KC, E. Frase, R. Seng, and U.R. Sumaila

Publication Date

23 October 2018

Publication Name

Fisheries Research

Topics

Tonle Sap, Cambodia, livelihoods, lake fisheries, economic analysis, vulnerability

Hydropower dams of the Mekong River basin: a review of their hydrological impacts

published on 22 October 2018
This paper reviews observed and projected impacts on river flows along both the Mekong mainstream and its tributaries and also discusses the extent to which concurrent changes - Read More…

Authors

J.S. Hecht, G. Lacombe, M.E.Arias, T.D. Dang, T. Piman

Publication Date

22 October 2018

Publication Name

Journal of Hydrology

Topics

review, dams, Mekong, flow alteration, reservoir operating rules

Predicted impacts of climate warming on aerobic performance and upper thermal tolerance of six tropical freshwater fishes spanning three continents

published on 15 October 2018
This study assessed survival, growth, aerobic performance and critical thermal maxima (CTmax) following acute and 21 d exposures to temperatures up to 4°C higher than current - Read More…

Authors

D. Lapointe, M.S. Cooperman, L.J. Chapman, T.D. Clark, A.L. Val, M.S. Ferreira, J.S. Balirwa, D. Mbabazi, M. Mwanja, L. Chhom, L. Hannah, L. Kaufman, A.P. Farrell, and S.J. Cooke

Publication Date

15 October 2018

Publication Name

Conservation Physiology

Topics

Climate change, Thermal maxima, Equatorial fisheries, Inland fisheries, Food security

Fish catch and community composition in a data-poor Mekong River subcatchment characterised through participatory surveys of harvest from an artisanal fishery

published on 24 September 2018
This study uses some participatory research methods to characterise a data-poor fishery in the lower Nam Kading River, a tributary of the Mekong River. View - Read More…

Authors

H.C. Patricio, S.A. Zipper, M.L. Peterson, S.M. Ainsley, E.K. Loury, S. Ounboundisane, and D.B. Demko

Publication Date

24 September 2018

Publication Name

Marine and Freshwater Research

Topics

assemblage, catch per unit effort, fresh water, Lao PDR, Laos, subsistence fishery

Global hidden harvest of freshwater fish revealed by household surveys

published on 18 June 2018
To overcome the lack of data from extensive small-scale harvests, this study used household consumption surveys to estimate freshwater fish catches in 42 low- and middle-income - Read More…

Authors

E. Fluet-Chouinard, S. Funge-Smith, and P.B. McIntyre

Publication Date

18 June 2018

Publication Name

PNAS

Topics

inland fisheries, capture fisheries, consumption surveys, national statistics, food security