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Survey of Carter’s Freshwater Mussel in the Lower Vasse River to inform future sediment removal

Paice, R. and Beatty, S.ORCID: 0000-0003-2620-2826 (2021) Survey of Carter’s Freshwater Mussel in the Lower Vasse River to inform future sediment removal. Harry Butler Institute. Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Ecosystems, Ottelia Ecology

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Abstract

This report presents the outcomes of a survey of Carter’s Freshwater Mussel (Westralunio carteri) in the Lower Vasse River, Busselton, to provide information for planning of sediment removal in the river. The City of Busselton proposes to undertake sediment removal from the river and is required to minimise potential impacts of these works on mussels in the river. The Lower Vasse River is degraded with a long history of seasonal algal blooms and the purpose of sediment removal is to provide benefits to water quality, habitat and public amenity...

Item Type: Report
Murdoch Affiliation(s): Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Ecosystems
Series Name: Report prepared for the City of Bussleton
Publisher: Harry Butler Institute. Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Ecosystems, Ottelia Ecology
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/65676
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