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Habitat Location .. detailed information
Alligator Creek - above Bruce highway

Alligator Creek Catchment
Townsville Shire
Grid Reference No :DU949535
Wetland Type Classification :Simple wetland aggregation
Biogeographic Region :Brigalow Belt (North)
Ecological System/Subsystem :Riverine/Lower Perennial
Class/Subclass :Unconsolidated Bottom/Sand
Dominance Type :Urochloa mutica
Water Regime :Intermittently exposed
Water Chemistry :Fresh
Soil :Mineral
Associated Vegetation :Cyperus sp., Potamogeton crispus, Vallisneria spiralis
Size :channel <5m
Management Issues :Agricultural runoff, recreational use, weeds
Conservation Value :High

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

  2. Investigate the potential for community involvement in rehabilitation.


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