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Percy just keeps swimming, swimming, swimming

Posted on 01 April 2015

Do you know that there are over 30,000 tagged fish that we monitor in the River Murray?

Of these fish, 1 particular silver perch — dubbed Percy — is a bit of an over achiever. Percy has travelled over 470 km in 1 month. To put that in perspective:

If the fish were 35 cm, an equivalent person would be 170 cm. That person would have to travel 65 km a day for 35 days under his or her own steam.

Impressive, right?!

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