2,041Grants to

1,341(Sub)Species

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The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 137 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,329,375.

Fish Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521873) - Red Handfish - Awarded $17,750 on September 24, 2019
24-09-2019 - Red Handfish

Conservation of the Red handfish (Thymichthys politus), potentially the world’s rarest marine fish, found only in two small sites in south-eastern Tasmania, Australia. Through monitoring via the Reef Life Survey program and focus on improving public awareness, this work aims to better inform and direct conservation effort to protect this species.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521063) - Giant Sea Bass - Awarded $11,500 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - Giant Sea Bass

Giant Sea Bass (Stereolepis gigas) is the largest coastal bony-fish present in Baja California (Mexico) and California (US) waters, and a critically endangered species with immense cultural and ecological value. Through the collaboration of scientists, as well as local fishing communities, government and stakeholders this research program will draw on local knowledge and specialized scientific expertise to inform our understanding of this iconic ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520635) - Clanwilliam sandfish - Awarded $12,800 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - Clanwilliam sandfish

Saving sandfish: fish rescue and associated monitoring to help conserve one of South Africa’s most threatened and charismatic freshwater fish

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192520876) - sandbar shark - Awarded $7,700 on April 28, 2019
28-04-2019 - sandbar shark

Monitoring parturition and nursery sites and development of effective protection actions for endangered shark species (C. plumbeus and P. glauca) at fine regional scale.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182519694) - Antarctic Toothfish - Awarded $8,000 on December 20, 2018
20-12-2018 - Antarctic Toothfish

Antarctic toothfish, the top predator in the deep waters of the Southern Ocean, has gained a tremendous attraction to legal and illegal fishery due to its high commercial value. The project aims at improving the knowledge of the life cycle and population genetic structure of this large, long-lived species to prevent overfishing and foster its conservation within and outside of Antarctic marine protected areas.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 182518082) - Russian sturgeon - Awarded $17,000 on May 01, 2018
01-05-2018 - Russian sturgeon

Research and conservation of wild sturgeon and and their aquatic habitat from the Northwest of Black Sea

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172516007) - River pipefish - Awarded $10,704 on December 19, 2017
19-12-2017 - River pipefish

A multidisciplinary conservation initiative to save South Africa's critically endangered estuarine pipefish Syngnathus watermeyeri from imminent extinction

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172516164) - Stellate sturgeon - Awarded $6,500 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Stellate sturgeon

Community based conservation of critically endangered stellate and ship sturgeons: Saving living fossils on the brink of extinction

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172516061) - Watercress darter - Awarded $10,600 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Watercress darter

During this project, Freshwater Land Trust and partners have enhanced and maintained critical habitat and survival of the endangered watercress darter (Etheostoma nuchale) in an urban watershed in Jefferson County, Alabama.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 172515990) - Cat fish - Awarded $8,400 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Cat fish

Ecology and Conservation of the endangered endemic Chrysichthys walkeri in the Pra Basin, Ghana

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