Landholders providing new homes for Southern Pygmy Perch in Victoria

Southern pygmy perch (Nannoperca australis) is a threatened small-bodied (up to 85 mm length)  fish endemic to South-eastern Australia. After the Millennium drought, only four naturally occurring populations remained in Victoria.  The fish is short-lived (three to five years) and inhabits still or slow-flowing waters in streams, lakes and wetlands. Spawning occurs from September to … Continue reading Landholders providing new homes for Southern Pygmy Perch in Victoria