Documents of category Biota

A Survey of Aquatic Animal Health Problems Affecting Small Scale Aquaculture Production and Fisheries in Lao PDR  

A Survey of Aquatic Animal Health Problems Affecting Small-Scale Aquaculture Production and Fisheries in Lao PDR

This study presents the results of a survey of aquatic animal health conducted in three provinces of Lao PDR.


Uploaded on: Jul 2005
File size: 168 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Aquaculture , Fisheries
Category: Biota

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Mobile Hatchery: A New Tool for Fisheries Extension  

Mobile Hatchery: A New Tool for Fisheries Extension

In 2002, staff from the Aquaculture of Indigenous Mekong Fish Species sub-component, Thailand (AIMS-Thailand) developed a mobile hatchery for use in remote rural areas.The performance of the hatchery in the field exceeded expectations.

Published by: MRC -
Uploaded on: Jul 2005
File size: 258 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Aquaculture , Fisheries
Category: Biota

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Clare Weir Fishway Upgrade  

Clare Weir Fishway Upgrade

Clare Weir, completed in 1978, is situated on the Burdekin River some 50 kms from the mouth near Ayr in North Queensland.


Uploaded on: May 2005
File size: 614 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Fisheries , Management
Category: Biota

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The Commercial Fishing Sector in the Regional Economy of the Brazilian Amazon  

The Commercial Fishing Sector in the Regional Economy of the Brazilian Amazon

The purpose of this study was to determine the magnitude of the fisheries sector along the Amazon River in Brazil.Total income and employment were estimated for the principal activities comprising the fisheries sector: fish processing plants, stores selling fishing material, gas stations, restaurants, ice factories and boatyards.

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific -
Uploaded on: May 2005
File size: 401 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Assessment , Fisheries
Category: Biota

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Irrigation Systems and their Fisheries in the Aral Sea Basin, Central Asia  

Irrigation Systems and their Fisheries in the Aral Sea Basin, Central Asia

In the countries of Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan) there are over 50 reservoirs that serve irrigation and hydropower production.In the basin of the Syr-Darya there are 19 reservoirs and in the Amu-Darya 36 reservoirs.

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific -
Uploaded on: Apr 2005
File size: 494 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Assessment , Fisheries
Category: Biota

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Fisheries Dynamics in the Yazoo River Basin  

Fisheries Dynamics in the Yazoo River Basin

The Yazoo River Basin (Mississippi, United States) is a floodplain river ecosystem integrating six tributary rivers that course through the interior alluvial plain of the Mississippi River.Historically the basin was covered by temperate bottomland hardwood forest, swamps and perennial backwaters subject to seasonal flood pulses.

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific -
Uploaded on: Apr 2005
File size: 465 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Assessment , Fisheries
Category: Biota

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The Politics of Fisheries Knowledge in the Mekong River Basin  

The Politics of Fisheries Knowledge in the Mekong River Basin

The Mekong River Basin is a highly diverse ichthyofaunal resource and a highly productive fishery in both subsistence and commercial terms, which has come under increasing stress.About this there is general agreement, but beyond these generalities the level of agreement rapidly dissipates.

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific -
Uploaded on: Apr 2005
File size: 320 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Assessment , Fisheries
Category: Biota

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Biodiversity Status of Fishes Inhabiting Rivers of Kerala (s  

Biodiversity Status of Fishes Inhabiting Rivers of Kerala (s. India) With Special Reference to Endemism, Threats and Conservation Measures

The identification of 175 freshwater fishes from 41 west flowing and 3 east flowing river systems of Kerala were confirmed.These can be grouped under 106 ornamental and 67 food fishes.The biodiversity status of these fishes was assessed according to IUCN criteria.

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific -
Uploaded on: Apr 2005
File size: 326 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Assessment , Fisheries
Category: Biota

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Community Fisheries and Co Management on the Lower Amazon Floodplain of Brazil  

Community Fisheries and Co-Management on the Lower Amazon Floodplain of Brazil

In response to the growth of Amazon commercial fisheries, a loose regional network of community managed lakes has proliferated throughout the Amazon floodplain system.This approach has been widely perceived as a promising alternative for the sustainable management of floodplain fisheries.

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific -
Uploaded on: Apr 2005
File size: 463 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Assessment , Fisheries
Category: Biota

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Floodplain River Food Webs: Generalizations and Implications for Fisheries Management  

Floodplain River Food Webs: Generalizations and Implications for Fisheries Management

Based on the relationship between temperature variation and flood dynamics, three types of floodplain rivers can be identified: temperate stochastic, temperate seasonal and tropical seasonal.

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific -
Uploaded on: Apr 2005
File size: 761 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Assessment , Fisheries
Category: Biota

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