Environmental issues

Pests and weeds

Predation by Gambusia holbrooki (plague minnow): Threat abatement plan

In January 1999, predation by the plague minnow (Gambusia holbrooki) was listed as a key threatening process under the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995.

Following this, a threat abament plan was developed to:

  • reduce the impacts of the plague minnow on threatened species
  • help conserve biodiversity in general.

Download: Predation by Gambusia holbrooki (plague minnow) - Threat abatement plan (ThreatAbatementPlanPlagueMinnow.pdf; 503 KB) 

Page last updated: 27 October 2011