Technical Paper Series

Transboundary Fisheries Management Issues in the Mekong and Sekong Rivers of Cambodia and Lao PDR

The report describes priority issues for fisheries management in the Mekong and Sekong Rivers along the borders of Cambodia and Lao PDR. This is a joint paper produced by the two countries under the Mekong Integrated Water Resources Management Project.

Download | Published on: 07 Sep 2017 | Language: English | Size: 2.9 MB

Transboundary Water Resources Management Issues in the Mekong Delta of Cambodia and Viet Nam

The report explains priority issues for the management of water resources in the Mekong Delta across Cambodia and Viet Nam. Key issues identified include lack of mechanisms for flood and drought control, and hydrological, meteorological and water quality data.

Download | Published on: 07 Sep 2017 | Language: English | Size: 2.7 MB

Status of Mekong Water Quality (2014)

The article provides information and factual data on water quality of the Mekong River Basin, based on the study of the MRC’s 2014 Lower Mekong Regional Water Quality Monitoring Report.

Download | Published on: 19 May 2017 | Language: English | Size: 684 KB

Annual Mekong Flood Report 2014

This report discusses the 2014 flood situation, including rainfall climate, water flow in the Mekong mainstream, and water levels across the Cambodian floodplain and the Delta in Viet Nam.

Download | Published on: 05 May 2017 | Language: English | Size: 4 MB

Joint Observation and Evaluation of the Emergency Water Supplement from China to the Mekong River

The study analyses the causes of the drought in the Lancang-Mekong Basin, influence of Lancang cascade reservoirs operation on dry season volume of the Mekong River, hydrological influence of the emergency water supplement in 2016 on water level, and discharge and volume of the Mekong mainstream.

Download | Published on: 10 Nov 2016 | Language: English | Size: 3.5 MB

Lower Mekong Regional Water Quality Monitoring Report 2014
Technical Paper No.60

The report provides the status of water quality in the Mekong River in 2014, assesses water quality monitoring data monitored by the Water Quality Monitoring Network laboratories, and provides recommendations for future monitoring.

Download | Published on: 01 Jun 2016 | Language: English | Size: 3.1 MB

Review of Existing Knowledge on the Effectiveness and Economics of Fish-Friendly Turbines
Technical Paper No.57

The report provides current information on fish-friendly turbine technologies, ways that different turbines influence fish injury and survival, and applicability of fish-friendly turbine technologies and trade-offs at hydropower projects on the mainstream of the Lower Mekong River River.

Download | Published on: 31 Jul 2015 | Language: English | Size: 2.5 MB

Larval and Juvenile Fish Communities of the Lower Mekong River Basin
Technical Paper No.49

This study seeks to determine the key spawning areas for major commercial fisheries of the Mekong by assessing the distribution and relative abundance of larval and juveniles fishes. The research is based on sampling at 11 sites along the mainstream of the Mekong and the Bassac River in Viet Nam.

Download | Published on: 01 Jun 2015 | Language: English | Size: 9 MB

Fisheries Habitat and Yield in the Lower Mekong River Basin
Technical Paper No.47

This study estimates how the major flood zone, the rain-fed zones and permanent water bodies in the Lower Mekong River Basin contribute to the yield of fish and other aquatic animals.

Download | Published on: 01 Jun 2015 | Language: English | Size: 3 MB

Review of Existing Research on Fish Passage through Large Dams and its Applicability to Mekong Mainstream Dams
Technical Paper No. 48

This paper summarises current knowledge and research on fish-pass solutions for both upstream and downstream migration, with a focus on how lessons learned from around the world can be applied to the Mekong River.

Download | Published on: 01 Jun 2015 | Language: English | Size: 2.8 MB

Lower Mekong Basin Report Card on Water Quality 2013 (Volume 4)
Technical Paper No.51

The Water Quality Report Card contains the most important information found in the annual water quality report condensed in to an easy to digest format. This volume summarises water quality status of the Mekong River for the protection of human health and aquatic life, as well as, for agricultural use.

Download | Published on: 29 Apr 2015 | Language: English | Size: 7.4 MB

Identification Handbook of Freshwater Zooplankton of the Mekong River and its Tributaries
Technical Paper No.45

The handbook aims to assist the Member Countries’ national experts and other scientists in assessing and monitoring environmental health of the Lower Mekong River Basin.

Download | Published on: 01 Apr 2015 | Language: English | Size: 7.9 MB

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