Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Using sprint swimming performance to predict upstream passage of the endangered Macquarie perch in a highly regulated river

Starrs, Danswell; Ebner, Brendan; Lintermans, Mark; Fulton, Christopher

Description

Barriers to migration are a major threat to freshwater fish populations. A novel measurement of swimming speed performance and an analytical model were used to calculate the probability that endangered Macquarie perch, Macquaria australasica Cuvier, can swim through instream structures. Over the range of river discharges (2.7-166MLday-1) and temperatures (10-22°C) examined, M. australasica could successfully pass through a rock-ramp fishway and nearby natural riffles under most river...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/63253
Source: Fisheries Management and Ecology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2400.2011.00788.x

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Starrs_Using_sprint_swimming_2011.pdf481.99 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator