Conservation of Glenelg Spiny Crayfish

The karst rising-springs (KRS) around Port MacDonnell represent an important but threatened ecosystem supporting a diverse range of flora and fauna, including the nationally endangered Glenelg Spiny Freshwater Crayfish Euastacus bispinosus and the nationally vulnerable Variegated Pygmy Perch Nannoperca variegata. In South Australia, Glenelg Spiny...

A large crowd of about 55 community members packed out the Port MacDonnell Community Complex last Thursday evening, the 26th May, to learn about our region’s unique Karst Rising Springs (KRS).Speakers Mark Bachmann and Nick Whiterod tag-teamed to first present the history, background, and current challenges...

The lower South East coast is home to a unique type of wetland called Karst Rising Springs. These environments are spring-fed wetlands and are found close to the coast from the Victorian border to near Bray (SE of Robe). Spring-fed wetlands or Karst Rising Springs (KRS)...

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