fitzroy river

Endangered sawfish killed in river low in oxygen

December 17th, 2015

Some of the dead freshwater sawfish and bull sharks (Pic: Dr David Morgan)

A fish kill event in the Kimberley has seen at least 12 critically endangered freshwater sawfish die in water that was depleted in oxygen.

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New study to investigate sawfish resilience to climate change

January 14th, 2015

A new study funded by the Australian Research Council will clarify the role that climate change plays in the population fluctuations of critically endangered sawfish in the Kimberley and their resilience to rising temperatures.

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Wildlife attacks uncovered at Fitzroy River

October 30th, 2012

A Murdoch University researcher has uncovered a series of attacks on wildlife at the Fitzroy River, including slaughtered sawfish – a species identified recently as facing extinction.

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Funding for the Fitzroy's Freshwater Sawfish

June 8th, 2010

A Murdoch University program to track endangered sawfish in the Fitzroy River has been awarded an extra $110,000 in funding.

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