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Habitat Location .. detailed information
Ross River Dam

Ross Creek And Ross River Catchment
Townsville Shire
Grid Reference No :DU740510
Wetland Type Classification :Simple Wetland Aggregation
Biogeographic Region :Brigalow Belt (north)
Landform Pattern/Element :Dam
Ecological System/Subsystem :Lacustrine/Limnetic
Class/Subclass :Unconsolidated bottoms/shores/Mud
Dominance Type :Urochloa mutica
Water Regime :Intermittently exposed
Water Chemistry :Fresh
Soil :Organic
Special Modifiers :Impounded
Associated Vegetation :- (not surveyed)
Size :2781 ha
Management Issues :Water quality for potable supply. EMP currently being devised.
Conservation Value :High

Recommended Actions :
  1. Implement water quality monitoring program for catchment.

  2. Determine habitat values prior to any approval for recreational use.


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