RAP Publication 2004/17

Proceedings of the Second International
Symposium on the Management of Large Rivers
for Fisheries
Volume II

Sustaining Livelihoods and Biodiversity in the New Millennium
11 - 14 February 2003, Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia
Edited by Robin L. Welcomme and T. Petr

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
& THE MEKONG RIVER COMMISSION, 2004

 

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For bibliographic purposes, please reference this publication as in the examples below:

For Volume I

Cowx I.G., Almeida O., Bene C, Brummett R., Bush S., Darwall W., Pittock J. & van Brakel M. (2004). Value of river fisheries. In: Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on the Management of Large Rivers for Fisheries Volume I. Welcomme R. and T. Petr, Eds., FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand. RAP Publication 2004/16, pp. 1-20.

For Volume II

Abell R., Thieme M. & Brenner B.L. (2004). Ecoregion conservation for freshwater systems, with a focus on large rivers. In: Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on the Management of Large Rivers for Fisheries Volume II. Welcomme R. and T. Petr, Eds., FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand. RAP Publication 2004/17, pp. 1-14.


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Origins of the symposium

Ecoregion Conservation for Freshwater Systems, With a Focus on Large Rivers
Abell R., Thieme M. & Lehner B.L.

The Commercial Fishing Sector in the Regional Economy of the Brazilian Amazon
Almeida O., Lorenzen K. & McGrath D.

Organization and Maintenance of Fish Diversity in Shallow Waters of Tropical Floodplain Rivers
Arrington D.A. & Winemiller K.O.

Environmental Flow Assessment With Emphasis on Holistic Methodologies
Arthington A.H., Tharme R.E., Brizga S.O., Pusey B.J. & Kennard M.J.

Contribution of Inland Fisheries to Rural Livelihoods in Africa: An Overview From the Lake Chad Basin Areas
Béné C. & Neiland A.E.

State of Degradation and Approaches to Restoration of Floodplain Rivers in India
Gopal B.

The Politics of Fisheries Knowledge in the Mekong River Basin
Hirsch P.

Fisheries Dynamics in the Yazoo River Basin
Jackson D.C.

The Flood Pulse Concept: New Aspects, Approaches and Applications - An Update
Junk W.J. & Wantzen K.M.

A Strategy to Rehabilitate Native Fish in the Murray-Darling Basin, South-Eastern Australia
Koehn J.D. & Nicol S.J.

An Overview of Legal Issues and Broad Legislative Considerations for Community-Based Fisheries Management
Kuemlangan B. & Teigenem H.

Biodiversity Status of Fishes Inhabiting Rivers of Kerala (S. India) With Special Reference to Endemism, Threats and Conservation Measures
Kurup B.M., Radhakrishnan K.V. & Manojkumar T.G.

Fish Passes: Types, Principles and Geographical Distribution an Overview
Larinier M. & Marmulla G.

Community Fisheries and Co-Management on the Lower Amazon Floodplain of Brazil
McGrath D.G., Cardoso A., Sá E.P.

Irrigation Systems and Their Fisheries in the Aral Sea Basin, Central Asia
Petr T., Ismukhanov K., Kamilov B., Pulatkhon D. & Umarov P.D.

Determinism of Fish Assemblage Structure in Neotropical Floodplain Lakes: Influence of Internal and Landscape Lake Conditions
Pouilly M. & Rodríguez M.A.

Dependence of Tropical River Fisheries on Flow
Welcomme R. & Halls A.

Floodplain River Food Webs: Generalizations and Implications for Fisheries Management
Winemiller K.O.