Importance of resources of small-sized fishes as fundamental components of food resources and fish diversity in Lao PDR

published on 01 March 2020
Growth, reproduction, and lifespan were reviewed in three indigenous small-sized fishes in Lao PDR belonging to different taxa, Parambassis siamensis (Ambassidae), Rasbora rubrodorsalis (Cyprinidae), and - Read More…

Authors

Morioka, S. and B. Vongvichith

Publication Date

01 March 2020

Publication Name

JIRCAS Working Report No. 90

Topics

Food, Aquaculture, Fish Diversity, Invasive Species, Otolith

Microplastics ingestion by freshwater fish in the Chi River, Thailand

published on 01 March 2020
Common freshwater fish in the Chi River, Thailand were caught by local fishermen and investigated for abundance, size, color and shape of microplastics. Eight fish - Read More…

Authors

Kasamesiri, P. and W. Thaimuangphol

Publication Date

01 March 2020

Publication Name

International Journal of GEOMATE

Topics

Microplastics Pollution, Freshwater fish, Stomach content, Aquatic Environment

A Cone Fishway Facilitates Lateral Migrations of Tropical River-Floodplain Fish Communities

published on 13 February 2020
This study examined the effectiveness of a new cone fishway for facilitating lateral migrations of river-floodplain fish communities in the Lower Mekong Basin in Lao - Read More…

Authors

Baumgartner, L.J., C. Boys, Tim Marsden, J. McPherson, N. Ning, O. Phonekhampheng, W. Robinson, D.Singhanouvong, I.G. Stuart, and G.Thorncraft

Publication Date

13 February 2020

Publication Name

Water

Topics

Fish passage; Lower Mekong Basin; river infrastructure; sustainable irrigation; wetland

Evaluating community fishery management using Fishers’ perceptions in the Tonle Sap lake of Cambodia

published on 12 February 2020
In this research the authors evaluate and categorize the fishers' perspectives on the environmental, economic, social, and legal impacts of transitioning from a private property system - Read More…

Authors

Bahadur K.C., V. Elliott, R. Seng, R.S. Pomeroy., J. Schenkels, and E.D.G. Fraser

Publication Date

12 February 2020

Publication Name

Environmental Development

Topics

Natural resources governance, Fishery, Community fishery management, Tonle Sap, Cambodia

Governance of the water-energy-food nexus: insights from four infrastructure projects in the Lower Mekong Basin

published on 22 January 2020
The social relations and biophysical flows that link water, food, and energy systems are said to form a ‘nexus’. Efforts to steer or otherwise exert - Read More…

Authors

Lebel, L., A. Haefner, C. Pahl-Wostl, and A. Baduri

Publication Date

22 January 2020

Publication Name

Sustainability Science

Topics

Water-energy-food nexus, Water governance, Hydropower, Irrigation, Southeast Asia

Functional and trophic diversity of fishes in the Mekong-3S river system: comparison of morphological and isotopic patterns

published on 14 January 2020
This study used morphological and stable isotope data to explore how fish functional and trophic diversity vary between the four rivers that comprise the Mekong-3S river - Read More…

Authors

Montaña, C.G., C. Ou, F. W. Keppeler, and K.O. Winemiller

Publication Date

14 January 2020

Publication Name

Environmental Biology of Fishes

Topics

Cambodia, Fish assemblage, Functional trait, Isotopic niche, Stable isotope analysis

Opening the gates of the Pak Mun Dam: Fish migrations, domestic water supply, irrigation projects and politics

published on 01 January 2020
This paper adopts a political ecology approach to examine the present economic, ecological and political circumstances associated with the management of the Pak Mun Dam, including - Read More…

Authors

Baird, I.G., K. Manorom, A. Phenow, and S. Gaja-Svasti

Publication Date

01 January 2020

Publication Name

Water alternatives

Topics

Hydropower dam, fish migration, infrastructure, fisheries, Pak Mun, Thailand

Hydrologic changes, dam construction, and the shift in dietary protein in the Lower Mekong River Basin

published on 13 December 2019
This study links the changing hydrology in the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMRB) caused by accelerated dam construction to a dietary shift from fish to - Read More…

Authors

Burbano, M., S. Shin, K. Nguyen, and Y. Pokhrel

Publication Date

13 December 2019

Publication Name

Journal of Hydrology

Topics

Mekong River Basin, Dams, Hydrological modeling, Fish catch, Virtual water trade

On mating and function of associated electric pulses in Clarias macrocephalus (Günther 1864): probing an old puzzle, first posed by Charles Darwin

published on 22 November 2019
Shedding light on the function of weak episodic electric emission, the authors propose that the modification of electrogenic structures evolved towards increasing the efficiency of direct - Read More…

Authors

Olshanskiy, V.M., A.O. Kasumyan, and P. Moller

Publication Date

22 November 2019

Publication Name

Environmental Biology of Fishes

Topics

Clarias macrocephalus, Spawning behavior, Electric fish, Episodic electric pulses, Mating ritual, Pulse-induced muscle contraction

Intercontinental trends in functional and phylogenetic structure of stream fish assemblages

published on 19 November 2019
Here, they use phylogenetic and trait dispersion approaches to determine the relative contribution of limiting similarity and environmental filtering to community assembly of stream fishes at - Read More…

Authors

Bower, L.M. and K.O. Winemiller

Publication Date

19 November 2019

Publication Name

Ecology and Evolution

Topics

Community assembly, Environmental filtering, Fish functional diversity, Phylogenetic diversity