The Cambodian Mekong floodplain under future development plans and climate change

published on 22 March 2022
This research attempts to conduct a cumulative assessment of basin-wide hydropower dam construction and irrigation expansion, as well as climate change, implications on discharge, and flood changes - Read More…

Authors

Horton, A.J., N.V.K. Triet, L.P. Hoang, S. Heng, P. Hok, S. Chung, J. Koponen, and M. Kummu

Publication Date

22 March 2022

Publication Name

Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences

Topics

Mekong, floodplain, models, climate change, dam construction, irrigation

Significance of two different ranking methods for studying fish fauna: A case study on the fish fauna from upper and middle portions from Mekong river

published on 11 March 2022
Studies on fish fauna should not only focus on fish composition and the comparison of fish composition among the study region and adjacent regions, but - Read More…

Authors

Zhou, W. and X. Li

Publication Date

11 March 2022

Publication Name

Integrative Zoology

Topics

Species composition, Mekong fisheries, floristic presence method, Value of Fish Fauna Presence

Factors regulating growth pattern and condition factor of an amphibious fish Periophthalmus gracilis living in the Mekong Delta

published on 4 March 2022
Growth pattern and condition factor (CF) are essential to fish resource assessment but limited to Periophthalmus gracilis—an amphibious fish living in the mudflats along the - Read More…

Authors

Dinh, Q.M., Nguyen T.H.D., Truong N.T., and Nguyen-Ngoc L

Publication Date

4 March 2022

Publication Name

PeerJ

Topics

Isometry, Mudskipper, Negative allometry, Positive allometry, Vietnam

Nutrient transport and exchange between the Mekong River and Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia

published on 01 March 2022
For the first time, this study estimates the interannual and monthly variabilities of nutrient fluxes (nitrate - NO3−) and total phosphorus - TP) in the - Read More…

Authors

Sok, T., C. Oeurng, V. Kaing, S. Sauvage, X. Lu, and J.M. Sánchez Pérez

Publication Date

01 March 2022

Publication Name

Ecological Engineering

Topics

nutrient transport, Mekong River, Tonle Sap Lake

Large net forest loss in Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake protected areas during 1992–2019

published on 08 February 2022
Using satellite imagery, the authors investigated forest conversion flows and fragmentation patterns in the TSLA for 1992–2001, 2001–2010, and 2010–2019, respectively. Results show substantial forest losses - Read More…

Authors

Chen, A., A. Chen, O. Varis, and D. Chen

Publication Date

08 February 2022

Publication Name

Ambio

Topics

Cropland expansion, Forest loss, Land-use/land cover change, Mekong, Tonle Sap Lake

Life history strategies of Mekong pangasiid catfishes revealed by otolith microchemistry

published on 29 January 2022
In order to examine the life-history strategies of key pangasiid catfishes in the Mekong River, the authors collected otoliths from 126 specimens belonging to four species - Read More…

Authors

Vu, A.V., L.J. Baumgartner, K.E. Limburg, G.S. Doran, M. Mallen-Cooper, B.M. Gillanders, J.D. Thiem, J.A. Howitt, C.M. Kewish, J. Reinhardt, and I.G. Cowx

Publication Date

29 January 2022

Publication Name

Fisheries Research

Topics

Anadromy, Diadromy, Fish migration, Mekong River, Trace metals

Daily otolith ring validation, age composition, and origin of the endangered striped catfish in the Mekong

published on 01 January 2022
This study examines the otoliths of drifting wild-caught and hatchery-raised larvae of striped catfish to validate daily ring counts, calculate fish age, and estimate spawning - Read More…

Authors

Chhuoy, S., Z.S. Hogan, S. Chandra, P. Chheng, B. Touch, K. Utsugi, and P.B. Ngor

Publication Date

01 January 2022

Publication Name

Global Ecology and Conservation

Topics

Larval drift, Larval age, Early life history, Spawning ground, Spawning time, Tropical flood pulse, Mekong Basin

Features of the accumulation of macroplastic on the river bottom in the Mekong delta and the impact on fish and decapods

published on 31 December 2021
For the first time, a quantitative assessment of macroplastic pollution was made at the bottom of the rivers of the Mekong basin, and the features of - Read More…

Authors

Karpova, E., E. Abliazov, S. Statkevich, and C.N. Dinh

Publication Date

31 December 2021

Publication Name

Environmental Pollution

Topics

Mekong delta, macroplastic, fish, Decapoda, abundance