Peatland fish of Sabangau, Borneo: ecology and implications for future monitoring and conservation

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Sara A. Thornton, Dudin, Suwido H. Limin , Susan E. Page, Caroline Upton and Mark E. Harrison
Book (published in): 
Proceedings of the 15th International Peat Congress
fish, peat, Borneo, monitoring, livelihoods



Fishing is one of the main sources of livelihood and dietary protein in villages in tropical peatland areas, yet peatland rivers remain at high risk from human disturbance, making assessments of fish biodiversity and monitoring of water quality a high priority. This project has completed some of the first in-depth assessments of local fish biodiversity of both tropical peat-swamp forest (TPSF) standing water and blackwater river habitats in the Sabangau catchment in Central Kalimantan, Borneo. Monthly...