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…

The Language of Hydropower

Earlier this year, two of our biologists had the opportunity to attend ASIA 2016, the Sixth International Conference on Water Resources and Hydropower Development, in Lao PDR. Read More…

Fisheries Challenges in Tropical Reservoirs

In California, reservoirs are an ingrained part of the state’s agriculture, recreation, and economy. Many of us have fond memories of spending days at these managed lakes Read More…

Reservoir fishing

The Theun-Hinboun Power Company (THPC) in Lao PDR operates the Nam Gnouang Dam, which is built on a major tributary of the Nam Theun/Kading river system, and Read More…

Trees into charcoal

Hydropower development in rural areas of Laos can change the lives of local people in ways that often are not well studied. Last year, FISHBIO staff in Read More…

Double rainbow – where does it lead?

Always on a mission to capture the diverse and unusual impressions afforded by our work, we recently witnessed this beautiful double rainbow — which appeared to end Read More…

Hydropower heaven?

The Mekong River Basin of Southeast Asia encompasses parts of China, Myanmar (Burma), Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Flowing over 4000 km Read More…

No bankers hours here

Fishery biologists often work odd hours, as is the case with this reservoir fish population assessment. Many fish species are more active during dawn and dusk periods, Read More…