Freshwater

Review of alien fish monitoring techniques, indicators and protocols: implications for national monitoring of Australia’s inland river systems.

This report presents a brief overview of current information regarding alien fish species: their distribution and abundance, and impacts; sampling techniques and monitoring protocols; indicators; control; and monitoring and research […]

Movements and habitat use of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) and Murray cod (Maccullochella peelii peelii) juveniles in a large lowland Australian river

Native Murray cod (Maccullochella peelii peelii) are listed as a nationally vulnerable species, whereas non-native common carp (Cyprinus carpio) are widespread and abundant. Understanding key aspects of life history, such […]

Potential impacts of a recent and rapidly spreading coloniser of Australian freshwaters: Oriental weatherloach (Misgurnus anguillicaudatus)

Oriental weatherloach (Misgurnus anguillicaudatus), a benthic freshwater fish species native to East Asia, was first recorded in Australian freshwater systems in 1984. Although this species is widely established around the […]