Urban fishing

Fishing in Mekong cities looks a bit different than catching fish in rural villages. During a recent visit to Cambodia to train local researchers (see Makeshift lab), Read More…

Makeshift lab

Sometimes, conducting research in challenging environments like the Mekong calls for improvising with the resources at hand. In this case, we performed a fish marking training on Read More…

Dai net fishery

The Tonle Sap Lake of Cambodia is one of a handful of water bodies where you can catch such an impressive variety of freshwater fish. Southeast Asia’s Read More…

Lake diversity

The Mekong Basin is extremely diverse. The river level fluctuates more between the wet and dry seasons than any other major river in the world. Maybe it Read More…

But, goodbye is free

Language is a funny thing. In our travels we've learned that a few miles and simple lines on a map can make a huge difference in our Read More…

Water water everywhere …

When traveling in the Mekong region one gets the impression that water is everywhere - mostly due to the billions of mosquitoes that seem to hover around Read More…

Eking out a living

In the United States, with our high standard of living, extensive agriculture, aquaculture, and marine fishery resources, and associated distribution and retail system, we often forget that Read More…

Fishing for a living

For most of us in the United States, the thought of not having a job is either a dream, or anxiety inducing. For much of the world, Read More…

FISHBIO research in Laos

The Mekong River of Southeast Asia travels 4,909 km, all the way from the Tibetan Plateau through China, Burma (Myanmar), Thailand, Lao PDR (Laos), Cambodia and Vietnam. Read More…