Fish conservation

As long time readers of the Nature Glenelg Trust newsletter will know, a significant focus for our organisation is freshwater species conservation and research. These activities have been conducted under our 'Aquasave-NGT' banner since mid-2012, and continue the legacy of high quality aquatic research commenced...

Australia is home to approximately 280 species of freshwater fish, many of which occur nowhere else on the plant. Yet, many Australian freshwater fish are at risk of extinction from a range of threats, with the unprecedented summer bushfires of 2019‒20 posing considerable impact most...

Freshwater fish are important indicators of environmental change, and a long-term study by Aquasave / NGT staff recently published in the journal Landscape Ecology, illustrated how they were used to explore the benefits of the hydrological restoration of Long Swamp, the Ramsar Convention listed coastal...

The Surry River estuary at Narrawong in south-west Victoria contains the 'Salt-Wedge Estuaries Ecological Community'; which is one of 25 known representations of this community along the southern Australian coastline, from the South Australian/Victorian border to Wilson's Promontory in Gippsland. The Salt Wedge estuary community...

After nearly three years in Warrnambool's CBD, we have relocated our western Victorian coastal office to Deakin University's Warrnambool Campus. This new arrangement gives us access to all of the excellent facilities on the campus, and will open up more opportunities for working with staff...

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