Dams and fisheries in the Mekong Basin

@article{Baran2009DamsAF,
  title={Dams and fisheries in the Mekong Basin},
  author={Eric Baran and Chris Myschowoda},
  journal={Aquatic Ecosystem Health \& Management},
  year={2009},
  volume={12},
  pages={227 - 234}
}
  • E. Baran, C. Myschowoda
  • Published 19 August 2009
  • Environmental Science
  • Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management
This paper draws on approaches in ecology, biology and policy analysis to examine the tensions between dams and fisheries in the Lower Mekong Basin. We review the exceptional importance of Mekong fisheries in terms of total catch, economic value and their role in rural livelihoods. The ecological conditions necessary to sustain the fish production are also analysed. The paper then considers the implications of dam development in the Mekong Basin, drawing on recent research to review predicted… 
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