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“Reflect. Share. Collaborate.” - Native Fish Forum 2024
Native Fish Forum 2024: Reflect, share, and collaborate for fish recovery; workshops, Indigenous insights, and innovative solutions.
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Can we predict the future needs of fish and fisheries?
A study identifies key research areas for Australian fish and fisheries, highlighting the need for policy-informing data and management.
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Pygs are Flying! Southern Pygmy Perch Recovery in the Mid-Murray
SPP recovery in Mid-Murray shows promise with successful breeding and partnerships aiding conservation.
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Murray cod stocking project
Murray cod stocking in Australian rivers aids recovery and biodiversity, using advanced and fingerling fish with monitoring tags.
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Join me in the middle of the MDB – A day in the life of a fish researcher
Discover the rescue of the elusive Olive perchlet, a rare fish species in the Murray-Darling Basin, by a dedicated fish researcher.
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Barriers to fish screen adoption
Fish screens protect river life and aid irrigators by preventing blockages and saving time and money.
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What should leadership look like in the Murray-Darling Basin?
MDB fish recovery: Challenges, leadership, and actions for native fish populations in Australia's vast river system.
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Gaining some mussels - New developments in Glenelg Freshwater Mussel breeding
Captive breeding of endangered Glenelg Freshwater Mussels is trialed to prevent extinction, using host fish in a conservation effort.
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A hook a day keeps the doctor away - New survey finds fishing contributes to wellbeing
Australia's love for fishing is vast; a survey shows 19.5% fish recreationally, impacted by events like COVID-19 and bushfires.
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Maccas in the Macquarie River
Macquarie perch face extinction; efforts to revive populations show promise with habitat restoration and breeding advances.
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The plight of Southern Pygmy Perch and the local efforts for recovery
S. Pygmy Perch, once widespread, now clings to survival in NSW's few creeks, battling invasive species, drought, and habitat loss.
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“People making fish happen” - what makes fish recovery actions successful?
Discover the vital role of community in native fish recovery, from the Southern Purple Spotted Gudgeon to the River blackfish.
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Rare footage of small-bodied fish in the wild!
Discover the passion of a young videographer documenting native fish and aquatic life in Victoria's waterways.
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Southern Purple Spotted Gudgeon making a return
The Southern Purple Spotted Gudgeon's revival in Victoria shows promising ecosystem restoration efforts.
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What is a blackwater event and how can we help?
Blackwater events in Australia's rivers can cause mass fish deaths due to hypoxia from high organic matter after floods or fires.
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Protecting Macquarie perch: a new guide for fishers and land managers
Endangered Macquarie Perch, distinct western/eastern forms, faces threats; new guide for protection released.
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