November 24th, 2016
The eradication of an alien fish species from a reservoir in south west Australia led to an explosion in the population of a native fish species and an increase in Marron, Murdoch University researchers have found.
April 7th, 2016
A popular recreational fish species in the Vasse-Wonnerup estuary is showing signs of recovering from a major fish kill event three years ago.
December 19th, 2014
The fish of the Pilbara and the threats to their survival have been detailed in a stunning film and comprehensive field guide by Murdoch University’s Freshwater Fish Group and Fish Health Unit and ENVfusion Films.
October 17th, 2014
Murdoch University researchers have discovered new populations of an endangered fresh water fish, the Little Pygmy Perch, near Denmark in Western Australia’s south.
February 12th, 2014
Researchers from Murdoch University are embarking on an 18-month study to better understand the movement patterns of Black Bream and Sea Mullet in the Vasse-Wonnerup Estuary.
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.
November 15th, 2013
The nation’s leading marine scientists gathered last week to discuss threats to Western Australia’s unique freshwater fish species.
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.
August 9th, 2012
The ‘Cane Toad of Fish’ has been discovered in the Vasse-Wonnerup Estuary, following the first quantitative fish surveys in the area conducted by researchers from Murdoch University.
June 27th, 2012
The world’s largest Pearl Cichlidwas recently captured in a Beechboro lake. It joins records of a range of giant feral fish caught in WA fresh waters over the past 12 months.