Temporal Dynamics of Fish Assemblages as a Reflection of Policy Shift from Fishing Concession to Co-Management in One of the World’s Largest Tropical Flood Pulse Fisheries

published on 23 October 2020
This paper investigated the temporal changes in fish catch weight and fish assemblage structure for the period 1995–2000 before fishing lot abolishment (BLA) and for the - Read More…

Authors

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

Publication Date

23 October 2020

Publication Name

Water

Topics

fishing lot abolishment, private property regime, fisheries policy reform, overfishing, indiscriminate fishing, community fisheries, co-management, common property regime, Tonle Sap Lake

Diadromy in a large tropical river, the Mekong: more common than assumed, with greater implications for management

published on 29 Sep 2020
This study reviewed the available information for over one thousand Mekong fish species to identify evidence for diadromy. Results indicate that diadromy is likely a more common - Read More…

Authors

Vu, A. V., L.J. Baumgartner, M. Mallen-Cooper, J.A. Howitt, W.A. Robinson, N. So, and I.G. Cowx

Publication Date

29 Sep 2020

Publication Name

Journal of Ecohydraulics

Topics

Amphidromy, anadromy, catadromy, Lower Mekong Basin, fish migration

Cambodian Freshwater Fish Assemblage Structure and Distribution Patterns: Using a Large-Scale Monitoring Network to Understand the Dynamics and Management Implications of Species Clusters in a Global Biodiversity Hotspot

published on 8 September 2020
This paper describes spatial and seasonal variation in fish assemblages by analyzing one year of daily fish catch data sampled at 32 sites covering Cambodia’s main - Read More…

Authors

Pin, K., S. Nut, Z.S. Hogan, S. Chandra, S. Saray, B. Touch, P. Chheng, and P.B. Ngor

Publication Date

8 September 2020

Publication Name

Water

Topics

species distribution; fish richness; indicator species; length–weight relationship; tropical flood pulse fisheries; inland water; Lower Mekong Basin

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

Evidence for population genetic structure in two exploited Mekong River fishes across a natural riverine barrier

published on 17 June 2020
The authors investigated the baseline genetic diversity of two exploited migratory fishes, the mud carp Henicorhynchus lobatus (five locations), and the rat‐faced pangasiid catfish, Helicophagus - Read More…

Authors

Biesack, E.E., B.T. Dang, A.S. Ackiss, C.E. Bird, P. Chheng, L. Phounvisouk, O.T. Truong, K.E. Carpenter

Publication Date

17 June 2020

Publication Name

Journal of Fish Biology

Topics

dams, fishes, fragmentation, Khone Falls, Mekong River, population genetics

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