Woven Wedge Traps

People who live in the countryside in Laos depend on water. Small rivers, streams and wetlands located near their villages support livelihoods of subsistence farming and livestock Read More…

Catching eels at home

When people talk about “fishing by hand” in Laos, it can literally mean sticking your hand with a hook into the hole of an eel. Freshwater eels Read More…

Flashback Friday: UXO in Laos

We were thrilled to follow President Obama’s recent trip to Laos, a place that is integral to FISHBIO’s work abroad. Obama was the first sitting American president Read More…

FISHBIO in Laos

When it comes to fish, we like to think globally at FISHBIO. The desire to share our experience and fisheries research tools abroad first led us to Read More…

The Scoop Net Brigade

Fishes of the genus Schistura can be commonly found in the rivers of Lao PDR. Catching these small loaches that live among the stones of the riverbed Read More…

A Fish Conservation Zone Blessing

As our efforts to establish a Fish Conservation Zone (FCZ) at Kengmai Rapids in Laos drew to a close, we marked the milestone with a ceremony, a Read More…

Beautiful and endangered

The FISHBIO Laos team caught many different fish species during gill net surveys in Xaysomboun Province, Lao PDR, at the end of 2015, but the one shown Read More…