Don’t count your fish before they hatch: experts react to plans to release 2 million fish into the Murray Darling

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The New South Wales government plans to release two million native fish into rivers of the Murray-Darling Basin, in the largest breeding program of its kind in the state. But as the river system recovers from a string of mass fish deaths, caution is needed.

Period15 Jun 2020

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  • Stocking
  • Recreational fisheries
  • Drought
  • Fish kills
  • Fish rescue
  • Murray-Darling Basin