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

Acantopsis bruinen, a new species of horseface loach from Southeast Asia (Teleostei: Cobitidae)

published on 4 December 2018
Acantopsis bruinen, a new species, is described from the Mekong River basin in Cambodia, Thailand, and Laos, and from the Mae Khlong and Tapi River - Read More…

Authors

D.A. Boyd, S. Nam, T. Phanara, and L.M. Page

Publication Date

4 December 2018

Publication Name

Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters

Topics

Acantopsis bruinen, new species, Mekong River basin, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Mae Khlong, Tapi River, species key

Mollusc fisheries and length–weight relationship in Tonle Sap flood pulse system, Cambodia

published on 23 November 2018
This study investigated intra-annual variation in the landing and growth patterns of three mollusc species, i.e., Corbicula moreletiana, Pila virescens and Pila ampullacea, using one-year - Read More…

Authors

P.B. Ngor, R. Sor, L.H. Prak, N. So, Z.S. Hogan, and S. Lek

Publication Date

23 November 2018

Publication Name

International Journal of Limnology

Topics

Tonle Sap Lake, Mollusc, Flood-pulse system, Bivalve, Catch and volume

Fish assemblage responses to flow seasonality and predictability in a tropical flood pulse system

published on 09 November 2018
This paper analyzed  7‐yr daily fish and water monitoring data to quantitatively assess flow seasonality and predictability in three sites located in three rivers displaying a - Read More…

Authors

P.B. Ngor, T. Oberdorff, C. Phen, C. Baehr, G. Grenouillet, and S. Lek

Publication Date

09 November 2018

Publication Name

Ecological Society of America

Topics

flow regulation, freshwater fishes, hydropower dam, Mekong River Basin, species turnover

Ontogenetic variation in diet and habitat of Irrawaddy dolphins (Orcaella brevirostris) in the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea

published on 03 November 2018
This is the first analysis of the ontogenetic changes in diet and habitat of Irrawaddy dolphins from the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea - Read More…

Authors

J. Jackson‐Ricketts, R.I. Ruiz‐Cooley, C. Junchompoo, S. Thongsukdee, A. Intongkham, S. Ninwat, K. Kittiwattanawong, E.M. Hines, and D.P. Costa

Publication Date

03 November 2018

Publication Name

Marine Mammal Science

Topics

stable isotope, Carbon 13, Irrawaddy dolphin, Orcaella brevirostris, diet, feeding, ecology, mixing model, population structure

The economic impact of global change on fishing and non-fishing households in the Tonle Sap ecosystem, Pursat, Cambodia

published on 23 October 2018
This paper investigates the economic impact of future global change on fishing dependent inhabitants of the Tonle Sap floodplain in Cambodia. View online

Authors

L.S.L.Teh, N. Bond, K. KC, E. Frase, R. Seng, and U.R. Sumaila

Publication Date

23 October 2018

Publication Name

Fisheries Research

Topics

Tonle Sap, Cambodia, livelihoods, lake fisheries, economic analysis, vulnerability