Researchers have discovered increases in fish populations in the Goulburn River.January 11, 2013 4:04am
The lower Goulburn River now has more Murray cod and golden perch fish than 20 years ago.
A recently released report also found a decline in the numbers of introduced redfin perch compared to 20 years ago.
The report, Status of Fish Populations in the Lower Goulburn River (2003-2012), was prepared by the Arthur Rylah Institute for Environment Research for the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority and documents the findings of a nine-year study of fish populations in the Goulburn River from the Goulburn Weir near Nagambie to the Murray.
Some of the key findings of the study included:
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