Analyzing drivers of fish biomass and biodiversity within community fish refuges in Cambodia

published on 28 August 2019
This study analyzes the relative associations of site characteristics, annual fluctuations, biophysical modifications (e.g., deepening, creation of inlet/outlets, etc.), and governance capacity (i.e., community committee meeting - Read More…

Authors

Fiorella, K. J., E. R. Bageant, M. Kim, V. Sean, V. Try, H. J. MacDonell, E. Baran, Y. Kura, A. C. Brooks, C. B. Barrett, and S. Thilsted.

Publication Date

28 August 2019

Publication Name

Ecology and Society

Topics

coupled human and natural systems, freshwater fisheries, inland fisheries, Mekong River, protected areas, social-ecological systems, Tonle Sap Lake

Fish assemblage composition within the floodplain habitat mosaic of a tropical lake (Tonle Sap, Cambodia)

published on 27 August 2019
This paper evaluated whether mesohabitat‐scale (1–5 km) factors throughout the Tonle Sap Lake floodplain structured the fish assemblage temporally and spatially and concluded that fish assemblage structure and - Read More…

Authors

Pool, T., V. Elliott, G. Holtgrieve, M. Arias, I. Altman, L. Kaufman, K. McCann, E.D.G. Fraser, L. Tudesque, M. Chevalier, G. Grenouillet, R. Chea, S. Lek, B. McMeans, M. Cooperman, C. Phen, L. Hannah, B. Miller, C. Guo, and S. Nam

Publication Date

27 August 2019

Publication Name

Freshwater Biology

Topics

climate change, conservation, fishes, floodplains, food web, Cambodia, Tonle Sap

Speaking the same language: can the sustainable development goals translate the needs of inland fisheries into irrigation decisions?

published on 6 August 2019
Using case studies of two globally important river catchments, namely the Lower Mekong and Murray–Darling basins, this paper highlights the conflicts and opportunities for improved outcomes - Read More…

Authors

Lynch, A.J., L.J. Baumgartner, C.A. Boys, J. Conallin, I.G. Cowx, C.M. Finlayson, P.A. Franklin, Z. Hogan, J.D. Koehn, M.P. McCartney, G. O’Brien, K. Phouthavong, L.G.M. Silva, C.A. Tob, J. Valbo-Jørgensen, A.V. Vu, L. Whiting, A. Wibowo, and P. Duncan

Publication Date

6 August 2019

Publication Name

Marine and Freshwater Research

Topics

food security, integrated management, Mekong River, Murray–Darling Basin, SDGs.

Last exit before the brink: Conservation genomics of the Cambodian population of the critically endangered southern river terrapin

published on 05 August 2019
In this study, 10 microsatellite markers were amplified, 2,658 presumably unlinked and neutral single nucleotide polymorphisms were obtained, and 784 bp of mtDNA from 50 samples were - Read More…

Authors

Çilingir, F.G., A. Seah, B.D. Horne, S. Som, D.P. Bickford, and F.E. Rheindt

Publication Date

05 August 2019

Publication Name

Ecology and Evolution

Topics

Batagur, Cambodia, conservation genetics, ddRAD‐seq

Migratory fishes in Myanmar rivers and wetlands: challenges for sustainable development between irrigation water control infrastructure and sustainable inland capture fisheries

published on 30 July 2019
This paper explores the various components of policy and governance, institutional and educational capacity and technical and management-based practices needed to plan and integrate better - Read More…

Authors

J.C. Conallin, L.J. Baumgartner, Z. Lunn, M. Akester, N. Win, N.N. Tun, M.M.M. Nyunt, A.M. Swe, N. Chan, and I.G. Cowx

Publication Date

30 July 2019

Publication Name

Marine and Freshwater Research

Topics

cross-sector collaboration, fish barriers, fish migration, fish passage, food and nutrition security, sustainable development goals

Estimating benefits and costs: a case of fish passages in Lao PDR and the development of the Lower Mekong Fishway Support Tool

published on 18 July 2019
This study outlines the development of a decision support tool designed to assist officials in the Lower Mekong evaluate the merits of constructing fishways to - Read More…

Authors

B. Cooper, L. Crase, and L.J. Baumgartner

Publication Date

18 July 2019

Publication Name

Marine and Freshwater Research

Topics

benefit–cost analysis, decision support tool, nutrition

Fish assemblage convergence along stream environmental gradients: an intercontinental analysis

published on 09 July 2019
This study analyzes trait–environment relationships across multiple stream fish assemblages representing evolutionarily divergent faunas. One hundred and ninety‐seven species and forty streams were sampled from five - Read More…

Authors

L.M. Bower and K.O. Winemiller

Publication Date

09 July 2019

Publication Name

Ecography

Topics

environmental filters, fishes, intercontinental microhabitat, streams

Genetic variation, demographic history and phylogeography of tire track eel, Mastacembelus favus (Synbranchiformes: Mastacembelidae) in Southeast Asia

published on 03 June 2019
The genetic structure of the tire track eel, Mastacembelus favus, was investigated from individuals encompassing its native range. The results classified all haplotypes into two major - Read More…

Authors

Jamaluddin, J.A.F., N. So, B.M. Tam, A. Ahmad, C. Grudpan, L.M. Page, Z. Khaironizam, and S.A.M. Nor

Publication Date

03 June 2019

Publication Name

Hydrobiologia

Topics

Mastacembelus favus, Mastacembelidae, Cytochrome b, Phylogeography, Divergence time, Southeast Asia

Genetic diversity and structure of striped snakehead (Channa striata) in the Lower Mekong Basin: Implications for aquaculture and fisheries management

published on 1 June 2019
Striped snakehead samples were collected from three wild and three cultured populations in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta for comparison to samples from eight wild populations - Read More…

Authors

Duong, T., S. Uy, P. Chheng, N. So, T.T. Tran, N.T. Nguyen, R. Pomeroy, and H. Egna

Publication Date

1 June 2019

Publication Name

Fisheries Research

Topics

Channa striata, Genetic diversity, Domestication, Population structure, mtDNA

DNA barcodes for the identification of species diversity in fish from Kwan Phayao, Thailand

published on 27 May 2019
DNA barcodes or the partial sequences of the cytochrome c oxidase I (COI) gene were used to identify fish at the species level in Kwan Phayao, - Read More…

Authors

Panprommin, D., K. Soontornprasit, S. Tuncharoen, S. Pithakpol, and J. Keereelang

Publication Date

27 May 2019

Publication Name

Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity

Topics

Cytochrome c oxidase, IDNA barcodes, Fish species diversity, HRM analysis, Kwan phayao