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Taming wild northern rivers could harm marine fisheries and threaten endangered sawfish

By Éva Plagányi, Senior Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO
Laura Blamey, Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO
Michele Burford, Professor - Australian Rivers Institute, and Dean - Research Infrastructure, Griffith University
Robert Kenyon, Marine Ecologist, CSIRO
Any plan to dam or extract water from some of Australia’s last wild rivers must carefully consider the consequences. Prawn, mud crab and barramundi fisheries could suffer in the Gulf of Carpentaria.The Conversation

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