1,620Grants to

1,096(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 105 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $1,017,031.

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. 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 on the Natural Habitat in the Southwest of the Black Sea the Criticall Endangered Anadromous Sturgeon Species

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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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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 152511649) - Victoria tilapia - Awarded $10,000 on December 09, 2015
09-12-2015 - Victoria tilapia

Spatial Distribution and Population Status of Critically Endangered Victoria tilapia and Singidia tilapia in lakes Kayanja and Kayugi, Uganda This project will contribute to generating updated information about spatial distribution and population status of critically endangered Victoria tilapia and Singidia tilapia to help various stakeholders to undertake appropriate conservation actions needed to halt the extinction of these fishes.

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