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Habitat Location .. detailed information
Bohle River - near Woolcock St extension

Bohle River Catchment
Thuringowa Shire
Grid Reference No :DU692684
Wetland Type Classification :Simple wetland aggregation
Biogeographic Region :Brigalow Belt (North)
Ecological System/Subsystem :Riverine/Lower perennial
Class/Subclass :Aquatic Bed/Floating vascular
Dominance Type :Pistia stratiodes
Water Regime :Intermittently exposed
Water Chemistry :Fresh
Soil :Organic
Associated Vegetation :Eichhornia crassipes, Salvinia molesta
Size :channel ~ >10m
Management Issues :Exotics, eutrophication, fire, litter
Conservation Value :Low

Recommended Actions :
  1. Investigate possibility of rehabilitation (e.g. litter clean-up, weed control)

  2. Seek advice on biological control of floating exotic species.

  3. Improve water quality through adequate wastewater treatment and stormwater management (e.g. litter traps).


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