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THE 2ND INTERNATIONAL MAHSEER CONFERENCE

11th -15th February 2020, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Presentation

WEDNESDAY MORNING FEB 12

Special Presentations:

 

 

 

   

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FEB 12

SESSION 1 THEME: Emerging advances in mahseer taxonomy, biology and research

Chairperson: Dr. Adrian Pinder

14:00

KEYNOTE: Current status of mahseer taxonomy: 200 years and still confused

Presenter: Rajeev Raghavan

14:30

Environmental DNA (eDNA) as a novel genetic tool for the detection of fish species: Tracing the Golden Mahaseer (Tor putitora) in the Trishuli river of Nepal.

Presenter: Dibesh Karmacharya

14:50

Distribution, abundance and conservation of Masheer (Tor) in Periyar Tiger Reserve, Southern Western Ghats, Kerala, India

   Presenter: Sanjayan Kumar

15:10

Taxonomic Revision of Thai Mahseer (Tor spp.) by Using Morphological and
Molecular Characteristics.

Presenter: Vatthanachai Phanklam

15:30

Tea Break

Chairperson: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hoang Duc-Huy

15:50

The Movement and Habitat Utilisation of Neolissocheilus soroides in Tembat River System, Malaysia

Presenter: Shazana Sharir

16:10

A study on phylogeography of Indochinese mahseer species

Presenter: Hoang Duc-Huy

16:30

Mahseer of Malaysia: its biology, culture and conservation strategic plans and how population genetics can help manage this population effectively

    Presenter: Subha Bhassu

 

THURSDAY MORNING FEB 13

SESSION 2 THEME: Threats to Mahseer, Mitigation & Conservation

Chairperson: Dr. Hoek Hui Tan

9:00

Presenter: Mark Everard

9:30

Presenter: Kalanidhi Paudyal

9:50

  • Emerging role of Foresters in Mahseer Conservation in Madhya Pradesh, India: Challenges and Strategies

Presenter: Shriparna Saxena

10:10

Presenter: Mark Everard* and Nishikant Gupta

10:30

Presenter: Julie Claussen

10:50

Tea Break

Chairperson: Dr. Ian Pett

11:10

Presenter: Ruben van Treeck

11:30

Presenter: Anisur Rahman

11:50

Presenter: Unmesh Katwate

12:10

Presenter: Bhawna Dhawan

12:30

Presenter: Vaqar Zakaria

13:00

LUNCH

   

THURSDAY AFTERNOON FEB 13

SESSION 3 THEME: Recreational Angling and Community-Based Conservation

Chairperson: Julie Claussen

14:00

Presenter: Derek Dsouza

14:30

Presenter: Bryant Dunn

14:50

  • Recreational Fishing, Ecotourism and Community Conservation in Northern Thailand. 

 

Presenter: Tatrawee Harikul

15:10

 

Presenter: Vincent Jalabert

15:30

Presenter: Atul Borgohain (need new email)

15:50

Presenter: Adrian Pinder

16:10

Tea Break

Chairperson: Dr. Bryant Dunn

16:30

Presenter: Saurabh Dewan

16:50

Presenter: Suresh Wagle

17:10

Presenter: Naren Sreenivisan

17:30

Presenter: Parineeta Dandekar

19:00-21.00

Banquet Speaker

   

FRIDAY MORNING FEB 14

SESSION 4 THEME: Human Dimensions of Mahseer

Chairperson:  Dr. David P. Philipp

8:30

Presenter: Steve Lockett

8:50

Presenter: Dome Adoonsook

9:10

Presenter: Debajit Sarma

9:30

  • Perceptions and attitudes of small-scale fishers on conservation of ichthyofauna in the largest river of peninsular India

 

Presenter: Giridhar Malla

9:50

Presenter: Hoek Hui Tan, National University of Singapore

10:10

Tea Break

Chairperson:  Dr. Mark Everard

10:30

Presenter: David Philipp

10:50

 

Presenter: Prakash Gaudel

11:10

Presenter: Leanne Alonso

11:30

Presenter: Michael Spolum