Predicted impacts of climate warming on aerobic performance and upper thermal tolerance of six tropical freshwater fishes spanning three continents

published on 15 October 2018
This study assessed survival, growth, aerobic performance and critical thermal maxima (CTmax) following acute and 21 d exposures to temperatures up to 4°C higher than current - Read More…

Authors

D. Lapointe, M.S. Cooperman, L.J. Chapman, T.D. Clark, A.L. Val, M.S. Ferreira, J.S. Balirwa, D. Mbabazi, M. Mwanja, L. Chhom, L. Hannah, L. Kaufman, A.P. Farrell, and S.J. Cooke

Publication Date

15 October 2018

Publication Name

Conservation Physiology

Topics

Climate change, Thermal maxima, Equatorial fisheries, Inland fisheries, Food security

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

Spatial and temporal changes in fish yields and fish communities in the largest tropical floodplain lake in Asia

published on 06 December 2017
This study investigates the temporal change of yields of the most dominant fish species of the Tonle Sap Lake and to evaluate the spatio-temporal changes in - Read More…

Authors

B. Chan, P.B. Ngor, N. So, and Sovan Lek

Publication Date

06 December 2017

Publication Name

International Journal of Limnolog

Topics

Fishing lots, Tonle Sap Lake, Indicative species, Inland fisheries, Fish yields

Exploring tropical fisheries through fishers’ perceptions: Fishing down the food web in the Tonlé Sap, Cambodia

published on 16 November 2017
In this study, the implications of increasing fishing pressure are explored by critically evaluating the perceptions of the fishers who rely on these ecosystems to - Read More…

Authors

K. B. KC, N. Bond, E. D. G. Fraser, V. Elliott, T. Farrell, K. McCann, N. Rooney, and C. Bieg

Publication Date

16 November 2017

Publication Name

Fisheries Management and Ecology

Topics

Catch, Ecosystem sustainability, Southeast Asia, Species composition

Using local ecological knowledge to monitor threatened Mekong megafauna in Lao PDR

published on 18 August 2017
This study uses Local Ecological Knowledge from fishing communities on the Mekong River in the Siphandone waterscape, Lao PDR, to estimate  last capture dates of - Read More…

Authors

T.N.E. Gray, A. Phommachak, K. Vannachomchan, and F. Guegan

Publication Date

18 August 2017

Publication Name

PLoS ONE

Topics

local ecological knowledge, endangered species, biodiversity, megafauna, Lao PDR