Title The ‘miracle fish’ that survived the summer bushfires Degree of recognition National Media name/outlet Charles Sturt University Media type Web Country/Territory Australia Date 13/07/21 Description Fish thought to have perished after the devastating 2019/2020 bushfires have been found alive and well in Mannus Creek in NSW.
A team of researchers have recently confirmed three Macquarie perch from a rare fish population, that they thought may have perished after the summer bushfires, have survived. First sighting of the perch at Mannus Creek in NSW since the bushfires occurred in March 2020. A welcome discovery for the researchers who previously conducted post-fire rescue operations and surveying projects to protect the Macquarie perch.
URL https://news.csu.edu.au/latest-news/the-miracle-fish-that-survived-the-summer-bushfires Persons Katie Doyle