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Habitat associations of freshwater sawfish (Pristis microdon) and Northern River sharks (Glyphis sp. C): including genetic analysis of P. microdon across northern Australia

Whitty, J.M., Phillips, N.M., Morgan, D.L., Chaplin, J.A., Thorburn, D.C. and Peverell, S.C. (2008) Habitat associations of freshwater sawfish (Pristis microdon) and Northern River sharks (Glyphis sp. C): including genetic analysis of P. microdon across northern Australia. Murdoch University. Centre for Fish & Fisheries Research, Western Australia.

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Abstract

This study investigated the ecology, morphology, habitat utilisation and population genetics of the vulnerable (Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (EPBC) 1999) or critically endangered (IUCN) Freshwater Sawfish (Pristis microdon). It also examined the distribution and utility of satellite tags in tracking the movements of the endangered (EPBC Act 1999) or critically endangered (IUCN) Northern River Shark (Glyphis sp. C) in the Kimberley.

Item Type: Report
Murdoch Affiliation(s): Centre for Fish and Fisheries Research
Series Name: Murdoch University Report to the Dept. of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
Publisher: Murdoch University. Centre for Fish & Fisheries Research
Copyright: 2008 Murdoch University. Centre for Fish & Fisheries Research
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/6094
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