Collie River South Branch - McAlinden Road

Basin : Collie River

Catchment : Collie River

The condition of the Collie River South Branch - McAlinden Road site (site code: CR253COLL1, site reference:6120015), in the  upper catchment of the  Collie River south branch was assessed over a 100-m length of stream in February, May, August and October 2015. This site as also sampled in January 2009.

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 every 30 minutes for most of 2015), fringing vegetation, channel morphology, erosion, connectivity, local land use and flow.

The site was previously sampled under CR-11/6121245.

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 2015.

Fish and crayfish

Seven fish and two crayfish species were found at this site in 2015 (combination of all four sampling events), including two exotic fish.

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.

Species found in subcatchment

This includes all species found within the subcatchment of the assessment site, from this and previous studies in the area. The photos are linked to more information about each species, including maps of where they are expected across the south-west.