Posts in Aquatics
Giant Freshwater Lobster

They are the largest freshwater invertebrate in the world. Due to over fishing, their slow growth and low reproductive rates, plus their sensitivity to degraded habitat, severe population declines have been recorded over most of their distribution. They are now listed as vulnerable, and are totally protected.

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Jolly Tail

Native to Tasmania and one of the most commonly occurring, and best known of the galaxias. Juveniles form a substantial part of the whitebait runs.

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Trout, Brook

Resembles the brown trout in general form but can be quite deep in the body with pale spots present above the lateral line. The mouth is very large, reaching back beyond eyes.

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Trout, Brown

They are native to Europe and have been introduced all over the world. They were introduced into Tasmania from England in 1864. Will spawn only if there is sufficient water velocity and depth over suitable gravel beds.

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