Vientiane, Lao PDR, 1st Aug 2016
In this issue, we look at findings from Cambodia's first-ever study of mollusc fisheries in the Tonle Sap Lake, Vietnamese research into whether catfish resistant to bacteria can also grow faster and how Australian work is helping to set priorities for restoring fish migration in Lao tributaries of the Mekong. We also examine efforts to address fisheries concerns towards the first mainstream hydropower project in the Lower Mekong Basin and how fishermen helped scientists unravel the mystery of the El Niño weather phenomenon.
Molluscs: Cambodia completes first study of Tonle Sap mollusc fisheries
Aquaculture: After difficult year, Vietnamese shrimp exports seen rebounding in 2016
Investment: Mekong catfish exporter to buy 51% of Russian fish distributor for $15 mln
Disease: Can catfish resistant to deadly bacterial infection also grow faster?
Fishways: How to set priorities for restoring fish migration across existing barriers
Hydropower: Additional works seen addressing 'all concerns' with Xayaburi project
Larval and juvenile fish: Larval and juvenile fish along northern Lao stretches of the Mekong
Biodiversity (1): Tonle Sap system on the brink of 'massive' environmental change
Biodiversity (2): Scientists say a third of world's freshwater fish species at risk from hydropower
Meteorology: Fishing in pink waters: how scientists unravelled the El Niño mystery
Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum: Fisheries governance to be among main themes at regional forum in Bangkok
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