Habitat

More snags in the Murray River means more fish 

Native fish will soon have more areas to rest, shelter, breed and feed with a re-snagging project close to completion in the Murray River by recreational fishing conservation group, OzFish Unlimited. Dozens of snags ...

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Snapper Habitat Gets Second Dose Of Seagrass Seeds

West Australian recreational fishers and divers have worked to restore the lost seagrass meadows of Cockburn Sound for the second consecutive year by collecting and spreading seeds to speed the plant’s ...

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Pumicestone Shellfish Habitat Restoration Continues

The project to restore the once magnificent shellfish beds of the Pumicestone Passage will be enhanced for the second time on Friday, December 6 with more reef structures of recycled shell being installed off Kakadu ...

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Search for the Kangaroo River Perch

With the help of modern science, OzFish Unlimited, is on a mission to find out if the Kangaroo River Perch is still surviving. It’s was last recorded in the wild over 20 years ago. The native fish is a relative of ...

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OzFish calls for habitat restoration to be part of the Snapper solution in SA

OzFish Unlimited has announced its intention to pursue habitat restoration projects important to snapper such as shellfish and seagrass to contribute to snapper recovery in South Australia. Dr Michael Sierp Senior ...

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Fish Habitat Forum inviting Tasmanians to learn more about their local fish habitat

Recreational fishers are invited to attend a free community Fish Habitat Forum in Moonah Tasmania hosted by OzFish Unlimited at the Cooleys Hotel on December 9. The forum will provide anglers with the latest ...

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Restoration project building habitat for Pink Snapper in WA

Western Australia’s second-largest Pink Snapper spawning ground is slowly getting restored with the help of an innovative habitat restoration project, Seeds for Snapper. Behind the project is OzFish, Australia’s ...

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OzFish Leads The Way In Macquarie River Fish Rescue

Hundreds of Murray Cod and Yellowbelly destined to perish in worsening drought conditions have been rescued on the Macquarie River in a joint operation between NSW DPI Fisheries, local landholders, and volunteers of ...

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Tree planting restores fish habitat along Nicholson River

A band of dedicated recreational fishers we will be out planting trees and shrubs along the Nicholson River to restore fish habitat on Saturday 26 October. Some 1,500 trees and shrubs will be planted by an expected ...

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Big hopes for Tenterfield Creek as restoration work commences

Local community groups have banded together to restore Tenterfield Creek with the project set to commence over the next few months. It will cover 3km of Tenterfield Creek and surrounding park land from Manners ...

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OzFish Richmond River Saves Saltmarsh for better fishing

OzFish Unlimited has embarked on a project to rehabilitate the remaining saltmarsh in the Richmond River Estuary. OzFish has partnered with Jali Local Aboriginal Land Council and the Ballina Shire Council to get the ...

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Native Fish Management for the Murray Darling Basin

The initial Native Fish Strategy for the MDB was in place for 10 years from 2003 to 2013 funded by all Basin jurisdictions. Its goal was to rehabilitate native fish communities of the Basin back to 60% of their ...

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