High priority threatened fish South West Victoria
The following list comprises a selection of threatened freshwater fish that have been identified as being high priority in the South West of Victoria. The high priority rating is based on a combination of the importance of the species and high level of concern within a particular bioregion. These species have been identified as requiring either full commitment or substantive participation within the bioregion indicated and is based on information from the Bioregional Network Analysis (BNA) for each bioregion (Lowe et al. 2000).
In addition to the above BNA priorities, this list also includes high priority threatened fish in the South West that have specific management actions specified in the (DEPI Actions for Biodiversity Conservation database).1
Note: at present this list does not include species in the Goldfields Bioregion.
|Australian Mudfish - critically endangered|
|Australian Grayling1||Prototroctes maraena||OR1|
|Australian Mudfish1||Neochanna cleaveri||OP, OR|
|Dwarf Galaxias||Galaxiella pusilla||VVP|
|Mountain Galaxias (Glenelg River slender)||Galaxias olidus||GP|
|River Blackfish||Gadopsis marmoratus||OP|
|Variegated Pygmy Perch1||Nannoperca variegata||GP, VVP|
|Yarra Pygmy Perch1||Nannoperca (Edelia) obscura||W, CVU, VVP|
- Lowe, K., Preece, K., & Amos, N (2000) Victoria’s biodiversity reporting system: a bioregional approach to refining priorities and partnerships for biodiversity conservation. Dept. Natural Resources & Environment, Victoria.
- DEPI Actions for Biodiversity Database, Department of Environment and primary Industries, 2014.