Maintaining perspective of ongoing environmental change in the Mekong floodplains

published on 27 February 2019
This paper examines regional and local impacts on rapid environmental change in the Mekong floodplains of Cambodia and Vietnam. View online

Authors

M.E. Arias, G.W. Holtgrieve, P.B. Ngor, T.D. Dang, and T. Piman

Publication Date

27 February 2019

Publication Name

Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability

Topics

dams, climate change, sustainable development, overfishing, floodplain, hydropower, deforestation

Achieving fish passage outcomes at irrigation infrastructure; a case study from the Lower Mekong Basin

published on 6 February 2019
The intent of this case study is to outline the pivotal elements of the program of knowledge development and transfer, in the context of river - Read More…

Authors

L.J. Baumgartner, C. Barlow, M. Mallen-Cooper, C. Boys, T. Marsden, G. Thorncraft, O. Phonekhampheng, D. Singhanouvong, W. Rice, M. Roy, L. Crase, and B. Cooper

Publication Date

6 February 2019

Publication Name

Aquaculture and Fisheries

Topics

Fish passage, Tropical rivers, Lower mekong basin, Migration, Fishway, Lao PDR

Water and Power

published on 04 February 2019
This book explores a range of issues relating to environmental, developmental, and governing challenges on the Mekong River. The book is divided into three sections devoted in - Read More…

Authors

M.A. Stewart and P.A. Coclanis

Publication Date

04 February 2019

Publication Name

Advances in Global Change Research

Topics

Lower Mekong Basin and Indochina, Water governance and trans-boundary water issues, Sustainability, Environmental and climate change, Coastlines and mangrove forests, Poverty alleviation, Food security

Designing freshwater protected areas (FPAs) for indiscriminate fisheries

published on 1 February 2019
This paper reports the results of a model that tests the fisheries effects of no-take protected areas in conditions unique to indiscriminate riverine/floodplain systems. The - Read More…

Authors

L. Hannah, C. Costello, V. Elliot, B. Owashi, S. Nam, R. Oyanedel, R. Chea, O. Vibol, C. Phen, and G. McDonald

Publication Date

1 February 2019

Publication Name

Ecological Modelling

Topics

Freshwater, Fishery Harvest, Profit, Indiscriminate, Model, Tonle Sap, Cambodia, Floodplain, Flood-pulse, Community, Freshwater Protected Area (FPA), Poverty, Protein, Climate change

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

Consumer trophic positions respond variably to seasonally fluctuating environments

published on 18 January 2019
This study examines the effects of seasonal changes on consumer trophic position in a food web, asking whether fishes inhabiting tropical river–floodplain ecosystems behave as seasonal omnivores, by shifting - Read More…

Authors

B.C. McMeans, T. Kadoya, T.K. Pool, G.W. Holtgrieve, S. Lek, H. Kong, K. Winemiller, V. Elliott, N. Rooney, P. Laffaille, and K.S. McCann

Publication Date

18 January 2019

Publication Name

Ecology

Topics

aquatic, environmental variation, fishes, food webs, omnivory, stable isotopes, stomach contents, tropical river–floodplain ecosystem

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

Acantopsis bruinen, a new species of horseface loach from Southeast Asia (Teleostei: Cobitidae)

published on 4 December 2018
Acantopsis bruinen, a new species, is described from the Mekong River basin in Cambodia, Thailand, and Laos, and from the Mae Khlong and Tapi River - Read More…

Authors

D.A. Boyd, S. Nam, T. Phanara, and L.M. Page

Publication Date

4 December 2018

Publication Name

Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters

Topics

Acantopsis bruinen, new species, Mekong River basin, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Mae Khlong, Tapi River, species key

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