1,801Grants to

1,202(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 119 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,139,235.

Fish Conservation Case Studies

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. 172515985) - Western Ruivaco - Awarded $15,600 on September 18, 2017
18-09-2017 - Western Ruivaco

Habitat restoration and population monitoring of an endangered freshwater fish endemic to the westernmost tip of Europe.

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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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