Using the Freshwater Health Index to Assess Hydropower Development Scenarios in the Sesan, Srepok and Sekong River Basin

published on 12 March 2020
To facilitate better management of Southeast Asia’s transboundary Sesan, Sekong and Srepok (3S) River basin, the authors used the Freshwater Health Index (FHI) to diagnose the - Read More…

Authors

Souter, N.J., K. Shaad, D. Vollmer, H.M. Regan, T.A. Farrell, M. Arnaiz, P.-J. Meynell, T.A. Cochrane, M.E. Arias, T. Piman, and S.J. Andelman

Publication Date

12 March 2020

Publication Name

Water

Topics

freshwater ecosystems; ecosystem services; water governance; Freshwater Health Index; lower Mekong; hydropower

Conserving Mekong Megafishes: Current Status and Critical Threats in Cambodia

published on 25 June 2020
The authors collected data on population abundance and body size trends for eight megafishes in this region to better understand their conservation statuses. Data were collected - Read More…

Authors

Campbell, T., K. Pin, P.B. Ngor, and Z. Hogan

Publication Date

25 June 2020

Publication Name

Water

Topics

megafauna, biodiversity, freshwater, conservation, body size, abundance, human impact, dams, endangered, local ecological knowledge

Status of fish biodiversity and fishing on Hau River, Mekong Delta, Vietnam

published on 04 June 2020
Fish biodiversity on Hau (Bassac) river was investigated to assess the status of species composition and fishing by fishing gears during a year. Sampling was - Read More…

Authors

Ut, V.N., A.V. Hoa, and H.P. Vinh

Publication Date

04 June 2020

Publication Name

Ann. Limnol. - Int. J. Lim.

Topics

Fish diversity, catch per unit effort (CPUE), fishing gears, Hau River, trawl net

Variation in the Arrow Loach, Nemacheilus masyae (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae), in Mainland Southeast Asia with Description of a New Species

published on 29 May 2020
Analyses of morphological and molecular data from recently collected specimens of Nemacheilus from Cambodia, Malaysia, and Thailand indicate that N. pallidus is a junior synonym - Read More…

Authors

Page, L.M., J.M. Pfeiffer, S. Suksri, Z.S. Randall, and D.A. Boyd

Publication Date

29 May 2020

Publication Name

Copeia

Topics

Nemacheilus, Khorat Plateau,

Freshwater fisheries conservation can increase biodiversity

published on 27 May 2020
This paper evaluates the impact of a fisheries management program centered on the definition of Fish Conservation Zones on biodiversity, measured as the number of species - Read More…

Authors

Butorac, D., P. Santos, P. Phouvin, and F. Guegan

Publication Date

27 May 2020

Publication Name

PLoS ONE

Topics

Biodiversity, Fisheries, Species diversity, Fresh water, Census, Ecosystems, Lao people

Rice field fisheries: Wild aquatic species diversity, food provision services and contribution to inland fisheries

published on 12 May 2020
To understand the fisheries and food security contributions of wild aquatic species in contemporary rice field ecosystems, this paper examines the Tonle Sap region of Cambodia. - Read More…

Authors

Freed, S., K. Yumiko, V. Sean, S. Mith, P. Cohen, M. Kim, S. Thay, and S. Chhy

Publication Date

12 May 2020

Publication Name

Fisheries Research

Topics

Inland fishery, Food security, Rice-Fish system, Commons, Wild foods, Agrobiodiversity

Impacts of Mainstream Hydropower Dams on Fisheries and Agriculture in Lower Mekong Basin

published on 19 March 2020
This paper discusses the fishery and agricultural sectors of the Lower Mekong Basin and focuses on the downstream floodplains of Cambodia and Vietnam. The dam construction has - Read More…

Authors

Yoshida, Y., H.S. Lee, B.H. Trung, H. Tran, M.K. Lall, K. Kakar, and T.D. Xuan

Publication Date

19 March 2020

Publication Name

Sustainablility

Topics

Mekong River, economic impacts, tradeoff, aquaculture, floodplain, Tonle Sap, migration barrier

Influence of Local Habitat and Climatic Factors on the Distribution of Fish Species in the Tonle Sap Lake

published on 12 March 2020
Using commercial fishing lot catch data from 1994/1995 to 1999/2000, fishing seasons and environmental data (land cover and bioclimatic variables), the authors describe spatial distribution of - Read More…

Authors

Chan, B., S. Brosse, Z.S. Hogan, P.B. Ngor, and S. Lek

Publication Date

12 March 2020

Publication Name

Water

Topics

commercial fishing, land cover, bioclimatic variables, fish biomass, core fish habitat

International river basin organizations, science, and hydrodiplomacy

published on 5 March 2020
This paper examines the production and use of science by three IRBOs: the (US – Canada) International Joint Commission, the International Commission for the Protection - Read More…

Authors

Milman, A. and A.K. Gerlak

Publication Date

5 March 2020

Publication Name

Environmental Science & Policy

Topics

Hydrodiplomacy, Science, International river basin organizations, Politics, Transboundary rivers