Finger fish by the pile

The Mekong River might be famous for its megafishes, like the Mekong giant catfish, but it’s also home to species on the “micro” side of the size Read More…

Full-service fish market

Fish meat is a delicious and important staple for the people of Laos, especially in rural areas where many lives depend on daily fish consumption (see Fish-kabob). Read More…

Future biologist?

A Cambodian boy looks on with curiosity as scientists remove fish from the catch, measure them, and cut off a piece of the caudal fin. The boy Read More…

Fish on a rope

What do you do when the availability of your main food source changes substantially throughout the year? And you don’t have much access to refrigeration? You smoke Read More…

River ray

This freshwater stingray (Dasyatis laosensis) was photographed by our team while surveying fishermen in a small village of the Mekong Basin, in central Lao PDR. Usually rays Read More…

What to eat when the fish are gone?

How about an endangered bird? A recent article in the Wader Study Group Bulletin has found that declines in local fisheries, combined with poverty and hunger, have Read More…