Flooding is a key driver of the Tonle Sap dai fishery in Cambodia

published on 15 February 2021
Ngor et al. (2018) reported a decline since 2000 in the catch of larger species which tend to occupy higher trophic levels; compensatory increases in the - Read More…

Authors

Halls, A.S. and Hortle, K.G.

Publication Date

15 February 2021

Publication Name

Scientific Reports

Topics

Environmental impact, Freshwater ecology, Hydrology

The Impacts of Hydropower Dams in the Mekong River Basin: A Review

published on 22 January 2021
This paper explores the social and environmental impacts of several Mekong basin hydropower dams and groupings of dams and the geographies of their impacts. Specifically, - Read More…

Authors

Soukhaphon, A., I.G. Baird, and Z.S. Hogan

Publication Date

22 January 2021

Publication Name

Water

Topics

Mekong; hydropower; livelihoods; fisheries

A Meta-Analysis of Environmental Tradeoffs of Hydropower Dams in the Sekong, Sesan, and Srepok (3S) Rivers of the Lower Mekong Basin

published on 30 December 2020
The authors completed a meta-analysis of aquatic and riparian environmental losses from current, planned, and proposed hydropower dams in the 3S and LMB using 46 papers - Read More…

Authors

Null, S.E., A. Farshid, G. Goodrum, C.A. Gray, S. Lohani, C.N. Morrisett, L. Prudencio, and R. Sor

Publication Date

30 December 2020

Publication Name

Water

Topics

hydropower planning; fish; hydrologic alteration; biodiversity; 3S Basin; connectivity

Identifying Indicators to Evaluate Community-Managed Freshwater Protected Areas in the Lower Mekong Basin: A Review of Marine and Freshwater Examples

published on 16 December 2020
This review summarizes published literature on the evaluation of marine and freshwater protected areas to provide guidance on the evaluation of community-managed FPAs in the - Read More…

Authors

Loury, E.K. and S.M. Ainsley

Publication Date

16 December 2020

Publication Name

Water

Topics

aquatic protected areas; community management; fish conservation; freshwater conservation; inland fisheries; monitoring and evaluation

Fish Community Responses to Human-Induced Stresses in the Lower Mekong Basin

published on 15 December 2020
This study aimed to characterize patterns of the fish communities and identify the ecological status of each fish community using daily catch data from 2007 to - Read More…

Authors

Nuon, V., S. Lek, P.B. Ngor, N. So, and G. Grenouillet

Publication Date

15 December 2020

Publication Name

Water

Topics

self-organizing map; species diversity; indicator species; fish community structure; rarefaction curve; ABC curve; fish community health

Supporting Stakeholders to Anticipate and Respond to Risks in a Mekong River Water-Energy-Food Nexus

published on December 2020
This paper shares the authors' experience implementing a participatory system dynamics modeling analysis in the Mekong river basin, a paradigmatic example for international nexus research. Their transdisciplinary research - Read More…

Authors

Gallagher, L., B. Kopainsky, A. M. Bassi, A. Betancourt, C. Bun, P. Chan, S. Costanzo, S. St. George Freeman, C. Horm, S. Khim, M. Neang, N. Rin, K. Sereyrotha, K. Sok, C. Sovann, M. Thieme, K. Watkins, C. A. Wyborn, and C. Bréthaut

Publication Date

December 2020

Publication Name

Ecology and Society

Topics

Cambodia; Mekong; participatory research; resilience; risk; scenario analysis; system dynamics modeling; water-energy-food nexus

A Network of Grassroots Reserves Protects Tropical River Fish Diversity

published on 25 November 2020
‘No-take’ marine reserves have become a cornerstone of marine ecosystem-based fisheries management, and their benefits for adjacent fisheries are maximized when reserve design fosters synergies - Read More…

Authors

Koning, A.A., K.M. Perales, E. Fluet-Chouinard, and P.B. McIntyre

Publication Date

25 November 2020

Publication Name

Nature

Topics

aquatic protected areas; community management; fish conservation; freshwater conservation; inland fisheries; monitoring and evaluation

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