Documents of category Biota

Status of the Mekong Pangasianodon hypophthalmus resources, with special reference to the stock shared between Cambodia and Viet NamMekong Fisheries M  

Status of the Mekong Pangasianodon hypophthalmus resources, with special reference to the stock shared between Cambodia and Viet NamMekong Fisheries M

Reports that the average size of the Mekong catfish (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus) in the catches of some dai fisheries is declining has raised concerns that this valuable resource is at risk from overexploitation.1.At a conservative estimate, the annual catch in Cambodia alone exceeds 2,000 tonnes.


Uploaded on: Dec 2008
File size: 329 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Fisheries , Management
Category: Biota

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Gender and fisheries in the Lower Mekong BasinMekong Fisheries Management Recommendation No 4  

Gender and fisheries in the Lower Mekong BasinMekong Fisheries Management Recommendation No 4

Balanced, equitable and sustainable development of the fisheries sector must take all social groups into account.However, the role of women in the sector has, for a long time, gone unrecognised and their voice is heard rarely among managers, policy makers and legislators.


Uploaded on: Dec 2008
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Keyword(s): Fisheries
Category: Biota

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Hydro acoustic Survey of Deep Pools in the Mekong River in Southern Lao PDR and Northern CambodiaMRC Technical Paper No  

Hydro-acoustic Survey of Deep Pools in the Mekong River in Southern Lao PDR and Northern CambodiaMRC Technical Paper No. 11

Deep pools in the mainstream of Mekong are important habitats in the life cycle of many commercially important fish.


Uploaded on: Dec 2008
File size: 2 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Fisheries
Category: Biota

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Mekong giant fish species: on their management and biologyMekong Fisheries Management Recommendation No 2  

Mekong giant fish species: on their management and biologyMekong Fisheries Management Recommendation No 2

Among the diverse fish fauna the Mekong supports, the giant species are ecological and environmental icons; they are symbolic of rich biodiversity of the river?s ecosystems.


Uploaded on: Dec 2008
File size: 323 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Fisheries , Management
Category: Biota

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Livelihood approaches and fisheries management in the Lower Mekong BasinMekong Fisheries Management Recommendation No 5  

Livelihood approaches and fisheries management in the Lower Mekong BasinMekong Fisheries Management Recommendation No 5

Poverty reduction is now a major goal of all the governments in the Lower Mekong Basin.The role of fisheries mangers is changing as a result.Previously, managers were concerned mainly with safeguarding or increasing fish production.


Uploaded on: Dec 2008
File size: 1.5 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Fisheries , Management
Category: Biota

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Deep pools as dry season habitats in the Mekong River BasinMekong Fisheries Management Recommendation No 3  

Deep pools as dry season habitats in the Mekong River BasinMekong Fisheries Management Recommendation No 3

Deep pools are an integral part of the diverse yet interconnected ecological habitats supported by Mekong river system.They provide an important refuge for many migratory fish species during the dry season and hold a permanent fish fauna of their own.


Uploaded on: Dec 2008
File size: 426 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Fisheries , Management
Category: Biota

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Introduction to the Mekong Fisheries of Thailand, An.  

Introduction to the Mekong Fisheries of Thailand, An.

Aquatic animals, particularly fish, play a major role in the life and livelihoods of the people of the Mekong Basin in Thailand, especially those living in rural areas for whom fish is a staple of their diet and the chief source of animal protein.

Published by: Mekong River Commission (MRC) -
Uploaded on: Oct 2008
File size: 36 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Aquaculture , Fisheries
Category: Biota

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Catch and Culture. Siphandone Fisheries.  

Catch and Culture. Siphandone Fisheries.

When it comes to giant river prawns, it seems farmers want an all male world in their ponds, as they have discovered that the chaps grow big and strong if there are no females to put them off their stride.


Uploaded on: Jun 2008
File size: 3.3 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Fisheries
Category: Biota

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Study on the Loss of Biodiversity and Its Causes in Freshwater Habitats in Nam Pa in Phonxai Distric  

Study on the Loss of Biodiversity and Its Causes in Freshwater Habitats in Nam Pa in Phonxai Distric

This paper has objective to creat a taxonomy of fish species and prepare a simplified environmental impact assessment on Nam Pa river in Phonthong district, Lao PDR.The data is collected by interviews and on-filed survey.


Uploaded on: Mar 2008
File size: 654 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Fisheries
Category: Biota

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Fisheries Management2  

Fisheries Management2. The Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries

These guidelines have been produced to supplement the FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries.

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization -
Uploaded on: Mar 2008
File size: 356 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Fisheries
Category: Biota

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