Locals urged to help prevent fish kills

Heavy rain and hot days could spell disaster for fish in Burdekin creeks and wetlands.

The heavy rainfall combined with hot sunny days could increase the chances of fish kills in the lower Burdekin’s creeks and wetlands. NQ Dry Tropics Wetlands Team Leader Scott Fry said recent rain had sparked a movement of native species such as barramundi and mangrove jack, which migrate between the ocean and inland creeks as…

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