Blackadder Creek - Muriel Street Downstream
Basin : Swan-Coastal
Catchment : Swan-Avon River - Lower Swan River
The condition of the Blackadder Creek - Muriel Street Downstream (site code: BLACMDS), in the lower catchment of Blackadder creek, was assessed between 12 and 13 November 2012, over a 100-m length of stream. The site was also assessed in spring of 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.
The assessment was conducted using standard methods from the South West Index of River Condition. Measures chosen for this assessment included fish and crayfish, macroinvertebrates, aquatic habitat, water quality (dissolved oxygen and temperature logged over 24h, and electrical conductivity, pH, colour, alkalinity, turbidity and nutrients), fringing vegetation, channel morphology, erosion, connectivity, local land use and flow.
This site was assessed as part of the River Health Assessment Scheme project.
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 November 2012.
Fish and crayfish
Three fish species were found at this site in November 2012, none were exotic.
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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