Title

Downstream Movement of Adult Murray Darling Fish Species - with particular reference to the impact of weirs on that movement

Publication Date

2003

Notes

Final Report to Agriculture Fisheries & Forestry Australia

Keywords

adult, Australia, weir, migration, fish passage, fish management, Murray River, fish movement

Publication place

Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia

Publisher

Department of Natural Resources and Environment - Freshwater Ecology

Abstract

None supplied. From executive summary: Impediments to fish migration are regarded as a major problem in the sustainability of native fish communities in the Murray-Darling Basin. Optimising fish passage throughout the basin has been a major objective of the Fish Management Plan for the Murray River since 1991 (Lawrence 1991). This study was undertaken in an attempt to get a butter understanding of the impact of weirs on downstream fish movement.



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