Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission

Inland Capture Fisheries

Inland fisheries contribute only about ten percent to global fish production. Asia is the leading producer of inland fish, accounting for over 80 percent of the total production. Until recently, the inland fisheries sector had taken back stage in fisheries development plans, particularly so, given the emphasis being placed on aquaculture development throughout the world, including Asia. This report evaluates...
The Second International Symposium on the Management of Large Rivers for Fisheries was held on 11 – 14 February 2003 in Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia. It had three primary objectives: 1) to provide a forum to review and synthesize the latest information on large rivers; 2) to raise the political, public and scientific awareness of the importance of river systems, the living...
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. The Second International Symposium on the Management...
This Fisheries Technical Paper is a companion to the Report of the FAO Expert Consultation on the Use of Irrigation Systems for Sustainable Fish Production in Arid Countries of Asia (FAO Fisheries Report No. 679). The consultation was held at Almaty, Kazakhstan, from 25 to 29 September 2001. This document brings together twelve papers...
Lamberts, D. 2001. Tonle Sap fisheries: a case study on floodplain gillnet fisheries in Siem Reap, Cambodia. FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand. RAP Publication 2001/11, 133 p. Gillnet fishing makes up a substantial part of the inland fisheries in Cambodia, which are important to food security and to the national economy. The Tonle Sap ecosystem is...
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