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Climate change threatens freshwater fish

January 10th, 2014

New research has revealed that Western Australia’s drying climate will impact fish migrations, putting further pressure on a number of native freshwater fish species.

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Conserving WA's freshwater fish

November 15th, 2013

The nation’s leading marine scientists gathered last week to discuss threats to Western Australia’s unique freshwater fish species.

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Murdoch researchers name new fish species

April 16th, 2013

Researchers from Murdoch University and South Australian Museum have officially named Australia’s newest freshwater fish: the Little Pygmy Perch.

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Salt-tolerant plant could benefit aquaculture and agriculture

February 21st, 2013

Murdoch University researchers are leading a project to develop a salt-tolerant perennial crop capable of filtering fish farm waste water while providing feed for livestock.

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$850k to conserve rare freshwater fish

October 18th, 2012

Murdoch University researchers have helped to secure an $850,000 grant to conserve three species of endangered fresh water fish native to the South-West of Western Australia.

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WA’s south-west mussels in serious decline

July 12th, 2010

Carter’s Freshwater Mussel, the only mussel known to inhabit freshwaters of south-west Western Australia, is in serious decline.

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