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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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Enjoy dolphins from a distance, expert says

December 16th, 2014

A Murdoch University dolphin expert has advised that members of the public should enjoy observing dolphins from a distance this summer.

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Prawn restocking program put to the test

February 6th, 2014

Researchers from Murdoch University, led by Professor Neil Loneragan and Dr James Tweedley, have joined the latest effort to boost prawn populations in the Swan-Canning estuary.

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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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New report reveals insights into Swan River dolphin population

January 18th, 2013

A new Murdoch report reveals that 20 dolphins are resident year-round in the Swan Canning Riverpark, while 16 others make occasional visits.

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FinBook II reveals more about river dolphins

June 28th, 2012

Murdoch University researchers recently released the second edition of FinBook, the annual photographic guide to Perth’s iconic river dolphins.

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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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