All posts tagged "native fish recovery"

  • Inquiry into ecosystem decline in Victoria

    The Legislative Council Environment and Planning Committee is undertaking an inquiry on the decline of Victoria’s ecosystems and measures to restore habitats and populations of threatened and endangered species. We know that restoring our fish habitat, healthy water and...

  • Draft Native Fish Recovery Strategy

    VRFish have been invited to provide feedback on the draft Native Fish Recovery Strategy by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority. The Australian and Basin State Governments have been developing a Native Fish Recovery Strategy to recover native fish for future...

  • Back from the Dead

    Well it’s official. The southern purple-spotted gudgeon recently discovered in Reedy Lake No.3 have been confirmed by DNA as the real deal and more have been found in Reedy Middle Lake. Sampling has has detected 2 year classes of...

  • Maccas Sign Off for Closed Season

    VRFish, the peak body representing Victorian recreational fishers, is reminding anglers that the Macquarie perch closed season to protect spawning fish runs from 1 October to 31 December. In Victoria, Macquarie perch are listed as a threatened species and...

  • New Native Fish Hatchery Needed

    VRFish, the peak body representing Victorian recreational fishers, is advocating for a purpose-built native fish hatchery to be built in northern Victoria as part of its election platform. In 2017/18, the Victorian Government stocked 5 million native fish to...

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