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.
- 20 May 2020
- Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
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.