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Pygmy perch capacity for survival

Will heat and hypoxia in floodplain wetlands give alien mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki) the edge over endemic pygmy perch (Nannopera australis)?

This report presents data from lab experiments that investigate pygmy perch (Nannopera australis) capacity for survival. The report outlines the methods used in lab experiments that tested pygmy perch resistance to heat and capacity for endurance swimming. The study also included a field survey of pygmy perch presence in Barmah Forest.

Published: 06 Mar 2017  •   Independent reports