Southern River - Shearwater Way
Basin : Swan-Coastal
Catchment : Canning River
The condition of the Shearwater Way site (site code: CR13SOUT1), in the lower catchment of the Southern River, about 3km upstream of the confluence with the Canning River, was assessed between 23 and 24 January 2019 (water quality was collected between 23 and 24 January 2019) over a 100-m length of stream. At this time no previous assessments of river ecology had been reported.
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.
An online condition summary for this site has not been prepared. Please contact the department’s 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 2019.
Fish and crayfish
Six fish species and one crayfish species were found at this site in 2019, including three exotic fish species.
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.
Explore other sites in the catchment
- 31 Mile Creek
- Bannister Creek - Bywood Way
- Bannister Creek - Upstream Hybanthus Road
- Bannister Creek - Upstream Iveston Road
- Bannister Creek - Upstream Metcalf Road
- Bickley Brook - Canning River confluence
- Bickley Brook - Davison Road
- Bickley Brook - Eva Street Downstream
- Bickley Brook - Eva Street Upstream
- Bickley Brook - Mandarin Road
- Bickley Brook - Upstream BICKBK01A
- Bickley Brook - Upstream Mandarin Road
- Bull Creek - Upstream Corthinian Road
- Canning River - Brookton Highway
- Canning River - Civic Gardens
- Canning River - Hester Park
- Canning River - Kent St Weir Downstream
- Canning River - Kent St Weir Upstream
- Canning River - Lissiman Street
- Canning River - McNess Drive
- Canning River - Odell Street
- Canning River - Stocker Road
- Canning River - Tributary
- Southern River
- Woodlupine Brook Branch Drain
- Wungong Brook - Bruns Drive
- Wungong Brook - South Western Highway
- Wungong River - Wattledale Road
- Wungong River - WUNGRIV01
- Wungong River - WUNGRIV01A
- Wungong River - WUNGRIV05
- Wungong River - WUNGRIV05A
- Yule Brook