Scientists have engineered 150 tonnes of salvaged hardwood into ‘log jam’ structures to halt heavy erosion in Clyde Creek, Gladstone. It is the first time the novel environmental solution has been used in the area. And while log jams have been used in freshwater rivers previously, this could … [Read more...]
Fisheries and Aquatic Ecosystems Resources
Through our work in project management, research and development, Catchment Solutions has developed its own knowledge resources, as well as collating a wealth of relevant resources from a broad network of associates and other professionals.
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Peacock bass are a large, predatory freshwater fish species native to South America. The attractive markings, large size and fighting qualities make the species a highly prized sportfish and extremely popular aquarium fish for hobbyist fish-keepers around the world. Despite this, the voracious … [Read more...]
Background and Objectives In July 2018, Catchment Solutions conducted a marine fish habitat rehabilitation project in Clyde Creek, Gladstone. The project aimed to achieve a range of outcomes by undertaking a holistic suite of system repair works through utilising large, engineered log-jam … [Read more...]
The remediation of Leitchs Crossing with a nature-like rock-ramp fishway was undertaken in partnership between Moreton Bay Regional Council and Catchment Solutions. Leitchs Crossing is located in the lower reaches of the South Pine River and was ranked as the 11th highest priority fish barrier in … [Read more...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSfJw1XYox4&t For the past three years, Catchment Solutions has been part of a project that identified more than 13 000 barriers to fish passage in South East Queensland, across 14 catchments. These movement barriers include weirs, culverts, bridge crossings, … [Read more...]