Technical Comments

Comment on “Designing river flows to improve food security futures in the Lower Mekong Basin”

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Science  07 Jun 2019:
Vol. 364, Issue 6444, eaav8755
DOI: 10.1126/science.aav8755

Abstract

Sabo et al. (Research Articles, 8 December 2017, p. 1270) used statistical relationships between flow and catch in a major Lower Mekong Basin fishery to propose a flow regime that they claim would increase catch, if implemented by proposed dams. However, their catch data were not adjusted for known variation in monitoring effort, invalidating their analysis.

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