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Drakes Brook - Downstream Drakes Brook Dam

Basin : Harvey River

Catchment : Harvey River

The condition of the Drakes Brook - Downstream Drakes Brook Dam site (HR44DRAK1), below Drakesbrook dam, was assessed between 5 and 6 February 2018, over a 100-m length of stream.

The assessment was conducted using standard methods from the South West Index of River Condition. Measures chosen for this assessment included fish and crayfish, aquatic habitat, water quality (dissolved oxygen, temperature, electrical conductivity, and pH logged over 24h, and colour, alkalinity, turbidity and nutrients), fringing vegetation, channel morphology, erosion, connectivity, local land use and flow.

The site was also assessed in February and May 2014 as part of a different project under site DRAKES02 /6131425.

Condition summary

An online condition summary for this site has not been prepared. Please contact the Departments River Science team for site information, and see below for links to information on some of the species found at the site, and some images taken in 2018.

Fish and crayfish

One fish and two crayfish species were found at this site in 2018. No exotic species were found.

A list of species is provided at the bottom of the page, click on the images to learn more about each species.

Note: only fish and crayfish are targeted by sampling methods, however where other species were caught and/or observed they are included below.

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