Native fish of the Darling River

Managing water for fish and connectivity

The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is managing environmental flows that allow native fish to move from the Menindee Lakes into the Murray River via the lower Darling and Darling Anabranch.

Date
20 May 2020
Publisher
Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
Type
Publication
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 978-1-76039-767-8
  • ID EES20190602
  • File PDF 129KB
  • Pages 2
  • Name native-fish-darling-river-190602.pdf

Environmental water plays a vital role in ensuring native fish can complete their lifecycles. However, natural flows are the key as they provide the necessary volumes of water required to trigger fish breeding, maintain habitat, fill the Menindee Lakes and connect them to the Murray River.

Note: Originally published in May 2017; republished in May 2020 with updates to branding.