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After 15 years of research, a new species of freshwater crayfish, Cherax latimanus or the Swamp Yabby, has been uncovered, now officially its own species. Researchers Dr Tarmo Raadik and Robert McCormack from the Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research and Australian Aquatic Biological found and described the newly named species. This discovery of a
Victoria’s zombie fish are back from the dead, and there are plans underway to return the species to its former range throughout the Murray Corridor. But first, let’s meet this zombie fish! The southern purple-spotted gudgeon (Mogurnda adspersa - pictured above) is a small, colourful, and native floodplain specialist fish. Once widespread in wetlands, lakes,