Water Quality Degradation in the Lower Mekong Basin

published on 31 May 2021
Based on biological and physical-chemical data collected over the last two decades, the authors evaluated spatial-temporal water quality of the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB) using biotic and - Read More…

Authors

Sor, R., P.B. Ngor, S. Soum, S. Chandra, Z.S. Hogan, and S.E. Null

Publication Date

31 May 2021

Publication Name

Water

Topics

water quality monitoring and assessment; macroinvertebrates; water quality index; BMWP score; Prati index; 3S Rivers; Tonle Sap Lake; water pollution

High genetic structure between natural populations of bighead catfish Clarias macrocephalus (Günther, 1864) from the Mekong Delta and Peninsular Malaysia

published on 06 May 2021
The tropical freshwater bighead catfish Clarias macrocephalus is widely distributed in Southeast Asia and is economically important in both the aquaculture and fisheries industries. In - Read More…

Authors

Nazia, A.K., B.M. Tam, J.A.F. Jamaluddin, and S.A.M. Nor

Publication Date

06 May 2021

Publication Name

Fisheries Research

Topics

Clarias macrocephalus, Genetic diversity, Population structure, Microsatellites, Catfish

Fishers’ response to temperature change reveals importance of integrating human behavior in climate change analysis

published on 30 April 2021
To analyze how changing temperatures alter households’ fishing behavior, the authors examined fishing effort and fish catch in a major inland fishery. They used longitudinal observational data - Read More…

Authors

Fiorella, K., E.R. Bageant, N.B. Schwartz, S.H. Thilsted, and C.B. Barrett

Publication Date

30 April 2021

Publication Name

Science Advances

Topics

Climate change, fish catch

Widespread convergence in stream fishes

published on 23 April 2021
Here, the authors assess the prevalence and degree of convergence in functional traits of stream fishes at the microhabitat scale in five zoogeographical regions across the - Read More…

Authors

Bower, L.M., D.E. Saenz, and K.O. Winemiller

Publication Date

23 April 2021

Publication Name

Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

Topics

convergent evolution, environmental filtering, fish, functional trait, intercontinental, microhabitat

Transboundary River Basin Governance: A Case of the Mekong River Basin

published on 21 April 2021
This study examines transboundary river basin cooperation in the Mekong through the lens of hydropower dam projects. It uses a literature review and a case - Read More…

Authors

Sithirith, M.

Publication Date

21 April 2021

Publication Name

River Basin Management - Sustainability Issues and Planning Strategies

Topics

transboundary water governance, asymmetric power, hydro-hegemony, hydropower dam, climate change, regional cooperation

Variability in water chemistry in the Lower Mekong Basin: Considerations for fish life history reconstruction

published on 20 April 2021
Spatial and temporal variation of nine elements (Ba, Ca, Cu, Mg, Mn, Na, Se, Sr, and Zn) and some additional environmental parameters (salinity, water levels, - Read More…

Authors

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

Publication Date

20 April 2021

Publication Name

Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science

Topics

Fish movements, Mekong river, Microchemistry, Trace metals, Variation

Priority knowledge needs for management of migratory fish species in Cambodia

published on 17 April 2021
From a list of potential knowledge needs, a group of fisheries professionals most frequently identified six top priorities for managing migratory fishes in Cambodia: (1) - Read More…

Authors

Loury, E.K., V.L. Elliott, S.M. Ainsley, I.G. Baird, L.J. Baumgartner, S. Chhuoy, D.J. Lee, P.B. Ngor, B. Touch, A.V. Vu, and Z.S. Hogan

Publication Date

17 April 2021

Publication Name

Fisheries Management and Ecology

Topics

adaptive management, fish migration, fisheries technology, fresh water, inland fisheries, Lower Mekong Basin

Spatial Variations in Fish Abundance in the Mekong Delta

published on 06 April 2021
For the first time, the density of fish population has been quantitatively assessed in the Mekong River delta in the territory of the Socialist Republic - Read More…

Authors

Karpova, E.P., A.R. Boltachev, E.R. Ablyazov, D.N. Kutsin, C.N. Dinh, T. B. Hai, N.V. Thinh, and T.T.L. Tri

Publication Date

06 April 2021

Publication Name

Russian Journal of Ecology

Topics

fish, Mekong River, abundance, distribution, fluctuations, estuary

Mekong Fishes: Biogeography, Migration, Resources, Threats, and Conservation

published on 05 April 2021
In this paper, 899 freshwater fish species were recorded, which could be grouped into 9 biogeographical regions based on their distribution information; each region owed - Read More…

Authors

Kang, B. and X. Huang

Publication Date

05 April 2021

Publication Name

Reviews in Fisheries Science & Aquaculture

Topics

Spatial pattern, migratory system, fisheries, multiple stresses, countermeasure