Macquarie Perch

Work is being undertaken to improve stream health and fish habitat for the nationally endangered Macquarie perch.

Protecting Macquarie Perch in the Goulburn Broken Catchment

Macquarie PerchOnce widespread, the Macquarie perch species has declined dramatically since the 1920s, with remaining populations relatively small and isolated. Seven of the 11 known populations of Macquarie perch (Macquaria australasica) in Victoria are found in the Goulburn Broken catchment.

Projects to protect and improve Macquarie perch numbers are under way in the following waterways:

Macquarie perch fact sheet

Find out more about Macquarie perch here.

The Goulburn Broken CMA acknowledges and respects First Nations people and the deep connection they have with their land and waters.

We acknowledge the Yorta Yorta and Taungurung people and their ancestors/forbears as Traditional Owners of the land and waters in the Goulburn Broken Catchment (and beyond). We value our ongoing partnerships with Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation and Taungurung Land and Waters Council for the health of Country and its people.

We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and acknowledge and recognise the primacy of Traditional Owners obligations, rights and responsibilities to use and care for their traditional lands and waters.

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