Mekong Adventures with the ARIS

The Mekong River is a challenging place for fisheries research due to its turbid waters, dynamic hydrology, and the often remote location of sampling sites. These challenges Read More…

Marveling at the Marbled Goby

During a visit to the large Mekong fish landing site in Khong District, Champasak Province, Lao PDR, our FISHBIO Laos staff found many different fish species, but Read More…

FISHBIO Highlights of 2018

The close of another year gives us a chance to look back on milestones of all sizes, from new projects and scientific publications, to a giant stingray Read More…

Film Friday: Catching Fish, Collecting Data

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CLDwuTKJGg&t Today's Film Friday highlights a participatory research project we conducted with fishermen in Laos. With support from the Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund, we trained Read More…

Film Friday: The Nakasng Fish Landing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4ct-d-X6OY Today's Film Friday is a look at bustling Nakasang Fish Landing, located on the Mekong River in Laos near the border with Cambodia. This site is Read More…

Fried Banana Skippers

Edible insects have always been a part of a traditional diet in Lao PDR. From ant larvae to crickets, the people of Lao PDR enjoy collecting these Read More…

Fish Landing in Laos

The Nakasang Fish Landing is a major hub for buying and selling fish along the Mekong River. It is located near the Khone Falls in Khong District Read More…