Author: Nick Whiterod

13 Nov 2015 Murray crayfish presentations at the Fisheries Victoria fisher forums

[caption id="attachment_13670" align="alignleft" width="300"] Representatives from Fisheries Victoria, local fishers and Sylvia (third from right) at the Nagambie fisher forum[/caption] Last week, we attended Fisheries Victoria fisher forums at Wodonga and Nagambie, which are part of a series of forums held across the state to get input...

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13 Nov 2015 The great purple-spotted rescue on ABC2 – Friday the 13th Nov

Following on from recent recapture of southern purple-spotted gudgeon at the original lower Murray rediscovery site, the short documentary on the species will air on ABC2 tonight (Friday 13th) night just after 10:00pm as part of the 'Second Chance' documentary series. The documentary, by Alison Rogers of Living Stories, details...

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25 Apr 2015 Fun at Wild Wetlands Day

[caption id="attachment_11154" align="alignleft" width="225"] Fun at Wild Wetlands Day[/caption] Wild Wetlands Day was held at the beautiful Riverglades Wetlands at Murray Bridge on Saturday 18 April. There were more than 250 people through the door and the organisers have received overwhelming positive feedback from those who attended. The...

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27 Feb 2015 Stories of Murray cod

The large ambush predator Murray cod is an iconic freshwater fish species of the Murray-Darling Basin and was the focus of a couple of interesting features this week. Firstly, a video by a recreational fisher captured a large Murray cod (over one metre) guarding its eggs (that white mass on the...

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