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River of giants, giant fish of the Mekong

A report about giant fish species of the Mekong river. The report outlines the giant freshwater fish in the region, and provides detail on the Mekong giant catfish, giant dog-eating catfish and giant barb. The report then discusses threats to fisheries biodiversity, specifically the hydropower dam projects in the Lower Mekong and its tributaries, and offers recommendations.

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Field Value
Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
  • Biodiversity
  • Environmental and biodiversity protection
  • Fish and seafood
  • Wild capture commercial fishing and natural fisheries
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Viet Nam
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Thailand
Copyright Unclear copyright
Version / Edition 1.0
License unspecified

WWF Greater Mekong P.O Box 7871 House no. 39, Unit 05, Ban Saylom, Chanthabouly District, Vientiane, Lao PDR Tel +856 21 216080 Fax +856 21 251883

Author (corporate) WWF
Publication place Vientiane, Laos
Publication date 2010
Date uploaded June 9, 2015, 10:37 (UTC)
Date modified January 8, 2016, 00:17 (UTC)