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Lessons from the west: a review of Gambusia in Western Australia

Beatty, S. and Morgan, D. (2011) Lessons from the west: a review of Gambusia in Western Australia. In: Murray Darling Basin Authority Gambusia Forum, 1 - 2 June, Melbourne, Australia.

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The Eastern mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki) was introduced into Western Australia in 1934. We discuss the various studies that have assessed the ecology and impacts of this species in the State. This includes the contemporary distribution, behavioural studies relating to its aggressive nature, studies on the biology, ecology, parasites and disease of the species.

Publication Type: Conference Item
Murdoch Affiliation: Centre for Fish and Fisheries Research
Fish Health Unit
Publisher: Murray–Darling Basin Authority
Copyright: © Copyright Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA), on behalf of the Commonwealth of Australia 2011
Notes: In Jackson, P. and Bamford, H. (eds)Gambusia Forum 2011: Small fish.....big problem! Murray–Darling Basin Authority, Canberra, pp 18-21.
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