Protecting the Macquarie Perch in the Mongarlowe River

The Macquarie Perch is endangered and in serious decline throughout most of its former range. This project is improving knowledge through habitat assessment and species monitoring. It is producing a Conservation Information package for the community. It aims to achieve targeted and general community awareness, and identify ongoing conservation needs.


About Friends of Mongarlowe River

About the Mongarlowe River

What's special about Monga?

Protecting the Macquarie Perch in the Mongarlowe River

What FMR is doing Now

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Progress on the Macquarie Perch Project

The project finished on 1 September 2008. The final element was a mailout to riparian landholders on both the river, and its tributaries.

The Status of Macquarie Perch Macquaria australasica in the Mongarlowe River in 2007 and 2008. Report by Mark Lintermans, August 2008.

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What others have said about the FMR Macquarie Perch Project

FMR Project Progress Reports

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Use this link to report any sightings of Macquarie Perch in the Mongarlowe River