Downstream Movement of Adult Murray Darling Fish Species - with particular reference to the impact of weirs on that movement
adult, Australia, weir, migration, fish passage, fish management, Murray River, fish movement
Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Department of Natural Resources and Environment - Freshwater Ecology
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.