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Habitat Location .. detailed information
Sandfly Creek

South Bank Coast And Associated Wetlands
Townsville Shire
Grid Reference No :DU856670
Wetland Type Classification :Simple wetland aggregation
Biogeographic Region :Brigalow Belt (North)
Ecological System/Subsystem :Riverine/Tidal
Class/Subclass :Streambed/Mud
Dominance Type :Avicennia marina
Water Regime :Regularly flooded
Water Chemistry :Mixohaline
Soil :Organic
Associated Vegetation :Bruguiera sp., Rhizophera sp.
Size :channel ~ 15m wide
Management Issues :Sewerage disposal
Conservation Value :High

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

  2. Ensure adequate wastewater treatment prior to disposal from plant.

  3. Investigate reservation/conservation of remnant mangrove and saltmarsh areas, both upstream of creek mouth and for the Sandfly Ck - Alligator Ck foreshore (also see Ross River-Alligator Ck)


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