1,982Grants to

1,308(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 134 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,289,405.

Fish Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515042) - Victotria Tilapia - Awarded $8,500 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Victotria Tilapia

Victoria tilapia (Oreochromis variabilis), cichlid fish species endemic to lakes Victoria and Kyoga is critically endangered; therefore it’s at risk of being extinct in the wild. This project will contribute to reviving the populations of critically endangered Victoria tilapia in Lake Nawampasa through working with fishing communities to address threats to this fish species and its habitats.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 170515457) - Barred Topminnow - Awarded $4,100 on May 01, 2017
01-05-2017 - Barred Topminnow

The Isla de la Juventud is probably the only place in Cuba where the Barred Topmminow, Quintana atrizona, can be found. Despite being evaluated as Endangered in 2012, current information suggests that this species fulfills the IUCN criteria for Critically Endangered. We will update the distribution and assess habitat requirements and current conservation status of the target species and associated freshwater endemic ichthyofauna.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162513841) - Jipe tilapia - Awarded $12,100 on December 19, 2016
19-12-2016 - Jipe tilapia

Helping Jipe Communities to Protect Critically Endangered Jipe Tilapia Oreochromis jipe and Ecosystem in Lake Jipe Tanzania

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162514561) - Greenback Parrotfish - Awarded $9,750 on December 19, 2016
19-12-2016 - Greenback Parrotfish

Conservation of the endangered parrotfish Scarus tripsonosus in Brazilian water - Spatial planning and conservation modelling development in a MPA

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162514342) - Azerbaijani Spring Roach - Awarded $7,000 on December 19, 2016
19-12-2016 - Azerbaijani Spring Roach

Survey of two critically endangered and restricted endemic species of the genus Pseudophoxinus in Caucasus to set up conservation plan

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162514588) - Beluga sturgeon - Awarded $13,500 on December 19, 2016
19-12-2016 - Beluga sturgeon

”Survey and Research in the Natural Habitat in the Northwest of the Black Sea, of the Criticall Endangered Anadromous Sturgeon Species” It was an extremely interesting project that helped us to continue our monitoring and research of the Flagspecies of the Danube River, Beluga Sturgeon, Russian Sturgeon and Stellate Sturgeon and make a step forward in their conservation.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162513827) - Escamudo de San Cristobal - Awarded $10,000 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Escamudo de San Cristobal

Assessment of hábitat, distribution, population size and cultive of Tlaloc hildebrandi (Miller 1950) endemic fish, Chiapas, Mexico

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 160513469) - Sevan trout - Awarded $4,950 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Sevan trout

Assessment of global conservation status of Armenian endemic –Sevan Trout (Salmo ischchan) for improvement of species and habitat conservation.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162513531) - Murray hardyhead - Awarded $11,000 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Murray hardyhead

Hunting the Murray Hardyhead: locating fragmented populations of an endangered fish species in the vast River Murray system.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 162513191) - Red-finned blue-eye - Awarded $16,550 on September 22, 2016
22-09-2016 - Red-finned blue-eye

Protecting the critically endangered Red-finned Blue-eye from invasive pest fish using barrier fencing. This project will protect the few remaining wild Red-finned Blue-eye (Scaturiginichthys vermeilipinnis) populations from colonisation by the predatory pest fish, Gambusia holbrooki.

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