Science

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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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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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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Hitting The Refresh Button On Moreton Bay

Moreton Bay is a unique part of the world made famous for the bugs that carry its namesake. It should be a breadbasket of aquatic life fed by the warm Queensland currents. Instead, this unique stretch of coast has ...

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Sliver of hope for oyster farmers and our fish

IN SPITE of awful water quality, oyster farmers on the Richmond River are still hoping for a reason to come up smiling one day – and perhaps they've found it.

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Fishers Hooked on Habitat Health

Having counted down the days the weekend is finally here. And that means one thing – fishing! Reels and rods in hand, you and your mates set out before sunrise to your secret spot for a weekend on the water. ...

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Talking Tuckean: community drop in sessions

Project partners invite anyone interested in the Tuckean Swamp Project: Options Study to come along and share their knowledge of the area and ask us more about the project at Meerschaum Vale Hall on April 13th/14th. ...

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More Shellfish Means More Fish Thanks to OzFish and BCF

A huge congratulations to OzFish’s senior project manager Dr Ben Diggles and our OzFish volunteers for their extraordinary work in helping to restore the lost shellfish reefs in the waters of Pumicestone ...

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Resnagging the Merri River (Part 2)

Back in August we saw OzFish SW Victoria Chapter team up with BCF and the Warrnambool community in launching their Resnagging the Merri River project. After 4 months of waiting for favorable weather, the right ...

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Why Resnag our Coastal Rivers?

Most fishers know how important snags are to natives fish such as Murray Cod and are aware of the wide spread clearance of snags from the Murray Darling Basin. Unfortunately many of our coastal rivers have also been ...

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