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

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

Evidence of indiscriminate fishing effects in one of the world’s largest inland fisheries

published on 12 June 2018
This paper look for signatures of human impacts on the indiscriminately fished Tonle Sap fish community that supports one of the world’s largest freshwater fisheries - Read More…

Authors

P.B. Ngor, K.S. McCann, G. Grenouillet, N. So, B.C. McMeans, E. Fraser, and S. Lek

Publication Date

12 June 2018

Publication Name

Scientific Reports

Topics

food webs, freshwater ecology, industrial fishery

Flow alterations by dams shaped fish assemblage dynamics in the complex Mekong-3S river system

published on 30 January 2018
This paper investigates the temporal responses of local fish beta diversity to hydrologic modification by the upstream functioning dams in five sites of the Mekong-3S system. - Read More…

Authors

P.B. Ngor, P. Legendre, T. Oberdorff, and S. Lek

Publication Date

30 January 2018

Publication Name

Ecological Indicators

Topics

dam effects, fish abundance, fish richness, temporal beta diversity, environmental filtering, Lower Mekong Basin

Designing river flows to improve food security futures in the Lower Mekong Basin

published on 08 Dec 2017
This study used a data-based time series modeling approach to estimate the features of the flow regime that optimize the fishery that is crucial to food - Read More…

Authors

J.L. Sabo, A. Ruhi, G.W. Holtgrieve, V. Elliott, M.E. Arias, P.B. Ngor, T. A. Räsänen, and S. Nam

Publication Date

08 Dec 2017

Publication Name

Science

Topics

flow regime, dam operations, prescription flows, time series modeling, fishery production, food security

Can dams be designed for sustainability?

published on 08 Dec 2017
This article explores whether policy-makers and managers can be smarter in dam design and operation to reduce inherent conflicts and generate valuable co-benefits. View online

Authors

N.L.. Poff and J.D. Olden

Publication Date

08 Dec 2017

Publication Name

Science

Topics

energy security, dam operations, ecosystem services