The catch in 2004-05 from the dai fishery in the Tonle Sap was the largest for 10 years. The high flood
contributed to the increased catch,but other factors must also be involved.

Table of Contents

  1. Tonle Sap yields record haul
  2. Are the Tonle and Khone Falls fisheries linked?
  3. Harvesting insects - a growing industry in Cambodia
  4. Shrimp hit by duties on dumping
  5. Financing for Lao dam signed
  6. Call for regional information system
  7. Programme breeds the experts of the future
  8. New information products
  9. Mekong Fisheries Index

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Editorial Panel

Editor: Peter Starr

  • Dr Chris Barlow, Fisheries Programme Manager
  • Dr Suchart Ingthamjitr, Fisheries Programme Officer
  • Mr Kaviphone Phouthavongs, Fisheries Programme Officer
  • Virginia Addison, MRC Communications Officer

Design and cover illustration: Sawaddh So, Phannavanh Anoulack


The opinions and interpretation expressed within are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Mekong River Commission