Vientiane, Lao PDR, 1st Apr 2012
This edition looks at the record fish catch from the Tonle Sap River in the latest season, Lao efforts to breed mud carp and difficulties faced by the catfish industry in the Mekong Delta in Viet Nam. It also features a speech by Prime Minister Hun Sen on the history of Cambodian fishing lots, which are being abolished after more than 100 years. Other articles deal with feed for snakeheads, Lao fishway development, a second interview on the potential for reservoir fisheries in Cambodia and a new international fish price index.
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© Mekong River Commission 2012
Editor: Peter Starr
Designer: Chhut Chheana
The opinions and interpretation expressed within are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Mekong River Commission