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Habitat Location .. detailed information
Freshwater Dams - adjacent to Mt Elliot

Cape Cleveland (Including Cungulla - Bowling Bay Coastal Complex)
Townsville Shire
Grid Reference No :EU045528
Wetland Type Classification :Simple Wetland Aggregation
Biogeographic Region :Brigalow Belt (North)
Ecological System/Subsystem :Palustrine
Class/Subclass :Unconsolidated Bottom/Mud
Dominance Type :Nymphaea gigantea
Water Regime :Semipermanently flooded
Water Chemistry :Fresh
Soil :Organic
Special Modifiers :Impounded
Associated Vegetation :Ludwigia peploides, Paspalum distichum
Size :<1 hectare
Management Issues :Grazing, weeds
Conservation Value :High

Recommended Actions :
  1. Ensure the retention of area as drought refuge for waterfowl.

  2. Investigate protection of natural values with landholder.


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