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…

Fresh fish, fresh data

What’s a fish surveyor to do when someone beats you to your fishing spot? Researchers from Vietnam’s Can Tho University have learned: if you can’t beat 'em, Read More…

Need a lift?

  Lift nets (called Gadung in Lao) are one of the most common types of fishing gear used in Southeast Asia. The gear consists of a fine Read More…

‘Tis the season

That time of year has come again. Though the folks in the Mekong are not thinking about the holiday season we celebrate in the USA. The current Read More…