Presentation at “Mahseer 2017” in Kochi, India

News mahseer thumbnail_sizedThe Mahseer radio-telemetry study was recently presented at the International Workshop on Mahseer Conservation, which took pace April 5 – 7 2017 in Kochi, India. The presentation was given by team member Karma Wangchuk of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests. Also representing our team was Tandin Wangde of WWF Bhutan.

Karma provided an update on the migration patterns and what we have learned so far in our Mahseer Conservation Project. The workshop brought together key stakeholders to look at the status of the various mahseer species in India and surrounding nations. This workshop represented the first successful attempt to unite stakeholders across different disciplines, sectors and international boundaries, with representatives from academia, forestry, fisheries, conservation charities and angling associations present.

News Karma at KochiThe conference was jointly hosted by Bournemouth University (BU), Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) in Kochi, India and the Mahseer Trust. (UK). We look forward to working with the Kochi organizers in the future to work on strategies to protect wild mahseer populations and their habitats.

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