Impacts of hydroelectric dams on fishes and fisheries in tropical rivers through the lens of functional traits

published on 24 May 2019
Observed and expected impacts of hydroelectric dams on tropical fishes and fisheries through the lens of fish functional traits and consequences of shifting functional diversity - Read More…

Authors

Arantes, C.C., D.B. Fitzgerald, D.J. Hoeinghaus, and K.O. Winemiller

Publication Date

24 May 2019

Publication Name

Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability

Topics

Functional traits, Fisheries yields, Tropical fishes, Hydroelectric dams

Characteristics of two populations of Thai river sprat Clupeichthys aesarnensis from man-made reservoirs in Thailand and Laos, with aspects of gonad development

published on 24 May 2019
Growth and reproduction of the Thai river sprat Clupeichthys aesarnensis (Teleostei: Clupeidae) in Sirindhorn Reservoir, Thailand, and Nam Ngum Reservoir, Laos, were investigated using age - Read More…

Authors

Morioka, S., B. Vongvichith, J. Marui, T. Okutsu, P. Phomikong, P. Avakul, and T. Jutagate

Publication Date

24 May 2019

Publication Name

Fisheries Science

Topics

Clupeichthys aesarnensis, Growth, Otolith daily increments, Gonadosomatic index

Monitoring of tropical freshwater fish resources for sustainable use

published on 05 April 2019
This paper describes an integrated citizen‐science, earth observation, environmental DNA and independent survey approach to collecting fish and fisheries data, using the Cambodian Mekong as - Read More…

Authors

Elliott, V.L., P. Chheng, S. Uy, and G.W. Holtgrieve

Publication Date

05 April 2019

Publication Name

Journal of Fish Biology

Topics

citizen‐science, earth observation, eDNA, inland fisheries, Mekong, monitoring

Maintaining perspective of ongoing environmental change in the Mekong floodplains

published on 27 February 2019
This paper examines regional and local impacts on rapid environmental change in the Mekong floodplains of Cambodia and Vietnam. View online

Authors

M.E. Arias, G.W. Holtgrieve, P.B. Ngor, T.D. Dang, and T. Piman

Publication Date

27 February 2019

Publication Name

Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability

Topics

dams, climate change, sustainable development, overfishing, floodplain, hydropower, deforestation

Achieving fish passage outcomes at irrigation infrastructure; a case study from the Lower Mekong Basin

published on 6 February 2019
The intent of this case study is to outline the pivotal elements of the program of knowledge development and transfer, in the context of river - Read More…

Authors

L.J. Baumgartner, C. Barlow, M. Mallen-Cooper, C. Boys, T. Marsden, G. Thorncraft, O. Phonekhampheng, D. Singhanouvong, W. Rice, M. Roy, L. Crase, and B. Cooper

Publication Date

6 February 2019

Publication Name

Aquaculture and Fisheries

Topics

Fish passage, Tropical rivers, Lower mekong basin, Migration, Fishway, Lao PDR

Water and Power

published on 04 February 2019
This book explores a range of issues relating to environmental, developmental, and governing challenges on the Mekong River. The book is divided into three sections devoted in - Read More…

Authors

M.A. Stewart and P.A. Coclanis

Publication Date

04 February 2019

Publication Name

Advances in Global Change Research

Topics

Lower Mekong Basin and Indochina, Water governance and trans-boundary water issues, Sustainability, Environmental and climate change, Coastlines and mangrove forests, Poverty alleviation, Food security

Designing freshwater protected areas (FPAs) for indiscriminate fisheries

published on 1 February 2019
This paper reports the results of a model that tests the fisheries effects of no-take protected areas in conditions unique to indiscriminate riverine/floodplain systems. The - Read More…

Authors

L. Hannah, C. Costello, V. Elliot, B. Owashi, S. Nam, R. Oyanedel, R. Chea, O. Vibol, C. Phen, and G. McDonald

Publication Date

1 February 2019

Publication Name

Ecological Modelling

Topics

Freshwater, Fishery Harvest, Profit, Indiscriminate, Model, Tonle Sap, Cambodia, Floodplain, Flood-pulse, Community, Freshwater Protected Area (FPA), Poverty, Protein, Climate change

Modelling spatial and temporal dynamics of two small mud carp species in the Tonle Sap flood-pulse ecosystem

published on 24 January 2019
This study uses cross-wavelet transform (CWT) and cross-correlation function (CCF) time-series modeling approaches to model the spatial and temporal dynamics of small mud carp species - Read More…

Authors

B. Chan, R. Sor, P.B. Ngor, C. Baehr, and S. Lek

Publication Date

24 January 2019

Publication Name

Ecological Modelling

Topics

Tonle Sap, Flow pulse, Co-occurrence, Migration patterns, Fish synchronization, Phase relationship, Cross-wavelet transform, Cross-correlation function

Consumer trophic positions respond variably to seasonally fluctuating environments

published on 18 January 2019
This study examines the effects of seasonal changes on consumer trophic position in a food web, asking whether fishes inhabiting tropical river–floodplain ecosystems behave as seasonal omnivores, by shifting - Read More…

Authors

B.C. McMeans, T. Kadoya, T.K. Pool, G.W. Holtgrieve, S. Lek, H. Kong, K. Winemiller, V. Elliott, N. Rooney, P. Laffaille, and K.S. McCann

Publication Date

18 January 2019

Publication Name

Ecology

Topics

aquatic, environmental variation, fishes, food webs, omnivory, stable isotopes, stomach contents, tropical river–floodplain ecosystem

Potential Disruption of Flood Dynamics in the Lower Mekong River Basin Due to Upstream Flow Regulation

published on 10 December 2018
This study uses hydrodynamic model simulations to show that the effects of flow regulation on downstream river-floodplain dynamics are relatively predictable along the mainstream Mekong, but - Read More…

Authors

Y. Pokhrel, S. Shin, Z. Lin, D. Yamazaki, and J. Qi

Publication Date

10 December 2018

Publication Name

Science Reports

Topics

Dams, Mekong River, Tonle Sap River, Hydrodynamics, Floodplain, Flow regulations