FAUNAGUA (Institute for Action-Research on Hydrobiological Resources) is a non-governmental non-profit organization, created in 2004. It has since then implemented a number of research projects oriented to sustainable local development, within the overall framework of conservation and management of the hydrobiological resources and wetlands of Bolivia .

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Urgent actions for the conservation of the goliath catfish (dorado)

14/06/2018

A Policy Brief with recommendations for the conservation of dorado, marathon runner along Amazon rivers (more than 4000 km!) and reproducing in Amazon headwaters, was published. It was written by an…


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Sponsoring dolphin conservation !!!

During the last 10 years FAUNAGUA, in cooperation with WWF and Fundación OMACHA, has been active in aquatic mammal conservation in the Bolivian Amazon. We focus our work on the Bolivian river …


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The fishing of scavenging fish species: a risk for the freshwater dolphin?

15/09/2015

The fishing of scavenging fish species in the Bolivian Amazon represents a risk for the Bolivian river dolphin (Inia boliviensis)? FAUNAGUA conducted a study of the production chain of fish and of…


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News of FAUNAGUA

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Dorado running a marathon

The dorado, a marathon runner of the Amazon rivers, is facing its worst obstacles. An article written by Guillermo Reaño for FAUNAGUA and WWF: http://bit.ly/2HbFN49

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World Fish Migration Day

21/04/2018

21th of April is World Fish Migration Day. FAUNAGUA participated in this important event, creating a website (pecesmigratoriosdebolivia.com) containing information, news and videos on the subject. …

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A new book on invasive "paiche" (pirarucu) (Arapaima gigas) in Bolivia !!!!

04/03/2017

FAUNAGUA, supported by INIAF and the World Bank, and in the framework of the Fish for Food (PPV) project, supported by IDRC and Global Affairs, published the book "Baseline for the use and…

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Tracking the movements of the River Dolphin
Tracking the movements of the River Dolphin
Expedition INIA 2017
Expedition INIA 2017
Peces para la Vida II: Improving the contribution of fish to food security in Bolivia
Peces para la Vida II: Improving the contribution of fish to food security in Bolivia
Spreading information about Inia boliviensis
Spreading information about Inia boliviensis

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