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Development of a Conservation Strategy for the Critically Endangered Mekong Giant Catfish


Ref: 14053
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Kai Lorenzen
Lead Institution: Imperial College
Host Country Institutions: Network of Aquaculture Centers in Asia-Pacific - NACA, Mekong River Commission Fisheries Programme, IUCN - Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity programme - MWBP, FAO, Royal Thai Dept of Fisheries
Start Date: 2005-04-01
End Date: 2007-03-31
Funding: £86,752.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: East Asia
Countries: Cambodia, Thailand
Purpose: Effective conservation strategy for the Mekong giant catfish developed and promoted
Outputs: 1. Conservation status of giant catfish assessed quantitatively 2. Scope for supportive breeding, habitat and harvest management evaluated quantitatively 3. Opportunities to improve captive breeding and translocation practices assessed 4. Adaptive management policies developed 5. Overall strategy for conservation developed and promoted

Related Projects: Fisheries management for biodiversity conservation in the Brazilian Amazon

Documents:
Title: 14-053 HR1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-053 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-053 St2 App EDITED
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 14-053 AR1 Annex 1 MGCWG_Report_1
Download: Meeting Report [pdf]

Title: 14-053 AR_1 EDITED
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-052 HY3 - edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14053_Ann E Catch_Culture_Article
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 14053 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]