Category Archives: Fish

Palm Creek Fish Surveys Show Positive Results

Fish surveys along Palm Creek are showing positive results after a zig-zagging fish passageway was built at Victoria Mill Weir in Ingham over a year ago.  The Hinchinbrook Local Marine Advisory Committee (LMAC) has been working on the surveys alongside OzFish. Committee member Adam Royle says the first two Palm Creek fish surveys have returned…
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New Fish Projects Announced

Two new projects funded by the Australian Government Fisheries Habitat Restoration Program (FHRP) will give Wet Tropics fish populations a boost – and provide the Wet Tropics Report Card with some new fish-focused indicators of waterway health. The Wet Tropics has the highest diversity of freshwater fish in Australia with over 80 species now recorded.…
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Electrofishing: Scientists Gather More Fish Data

Scientists from the Queensland Government have recently been undertaking fish surveys in several Wet Tropics basins to add to future Wet Tropics Report Cards. The fish index is one of three key indices required to properly assess waterway health in the Wet Tropics basins. In the report card, our annual assessment of waterway health uses…
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