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South Bank freshwater swamps

South Bank Coast And Associated Wetlands
Townsville Shire
Grid Reference No :DU828645
Wetland Type Classification :Complex continuous wetland
Biogeographic Region :Brigalow Belt (North)
Ecological System/Subsystem :Palustrine
Class/Subclass :1. Unconsolidated Bottom/Mud 2. Emergent/Persistent
Dominance Type :1. Ludwigia peploides 2. Urochloa mutica
Water Regime :1./2. Seasonally flooded
Water Chemistry :Fresh
Soil :Organic
Associated Vegetation :Panicum maximum, Chloris sp.
Size :lagoons up to ~ 100m x 10m
Management Issues :Grazing, weeds,
Conservation Value :Low

Recommended Actions :
  1. Ensure the retention of wetlands, if subdivision is proposed.

  2. Consult landholders and investigate the potential for community involvement in wetland rehabilitation.


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