21 May 2019
Going fishing always comes with its share of stories, and it’s no different when the fishing is for research!
The team studying WA’s Fitzroy River fish as part of the environmental water needs project led by Michael Douglas has summarised their last few field trips in this entertaining update, with stories of 40-degree days, big barra, a painful catfish sting cured with bush medicine, and alien-looking fairy shrimp.
Nearly 3000 fish were caught, measured and released back into the river, increasing our knowledge of the potential impacts to fish of altered river flows.
Enjoy this look back at our top news stories from 2019.
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Hub researchers recently met for a workshop with NT Government policy-makers and regulators to share relevant research and solicit feedback […]
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