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Could climate change turn South-West estuaries into tropical fishing havens?

January 22nd, 2018

Dr Chris Hallett and Dr Alan Cottingham

Murdoch University scientists say climate change could result in recreational fishers being able to catch tropical marine species in South-West Australian estuaries, but at a price.

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Not all ‘doom and gloom’ for the Swan Canning Estuary

March 11th, 2015

Researchers haul nets from the Swan River. Pic: Swan River Trust

Murdoch University researchers monitoring the condition of the Swan Canning Estuary say last year’s fish results have disproved claims the Swan-Canning Estuary is ‘dead’.

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Report confirms river is not 'dead'

November 11th, 2013

Murdoch University researchers have released a new report, which counters recent claims that the Swan-Canning Estuary is 'dead'.

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Health check for Perth waterways

September 23rd, 2013

A new report has found that the health of Perth’s iconic Swan-Canning Estuary has improved in recent years.

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Bull sharks caught in Swan River

February 25th, 2011

Murdoch University researchers are advising river-users of the presence of Bull Sharks (Carcharhinus leucas) in the Swan River.

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