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Research need

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Protect, maintain and improve the condition and function of river channels


Understanding asset status, condition and requirements i.e. movement

threatening process

Understanding intervention options and effectiveness


Research areas

  • Understanding instream habitat structure and function
  • Mapping instream habitat type and location
  • Understanding fish species distribution
  • Mapping and prioritising barriers
  • Understanding the impact of irrigation offtakes
  • Understanding effects and interactions of other threats on fish passage
  • Understanding the impacts of low flow - climate change
  • Understanding the impact of introduced species
  • Developing best practice fishway design and construction
  • Measuring the performance of fishways and fish passage works
  • Understanding fish population response to instream habitat interventions