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Conserving south-western Australia’s rarest and most threatened freshwater fishes

Beatty, S.ORCID: 0000-0003-2620-2826, Close, P., Morgan, D., Allen, M., Maughan, D., Keleher, J., Ryan, T. and Lawrence, C. (2015) Conserving south-western Australia’s rarest and most threatened freshwater fishes. In: State NRM Conference, 21 - 23 September, Mandurah, Western Australia pp. 21-24.

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Rivers, streams and wetlands of southwestern Australia support populations of fish found nowhere else in the world. Many of these species are threatened and populations are declining in both abundance and distribution. In order to help understand the drivers of these declines and devise management actions to halt them, this collaborative project aimed to fill key knowledge gaps relating to the ecology of three of south-western Australia’s most threatened freshwater fishes, the Western Trout Minnow, Balston’s Pygmy Perch and the Little Pygmy Perch, one of Australia’s ‘newest’ fishes.

Item Type: Conference Paper
Murdoch Affiliation: Centre for Fish and Fisheries Research
Freshwater Fish Group & Fish Health Unit
School of Veterinary and Life Sciences
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