Lisa A Thurtell

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The Lachlan River system of inland New South Wales, which extends into semi-arid areas, is prone to natural extremes of climate and water quality and has been almost entirely modified since European settlement in Australia. We used this system as a proving ground for the mainly qualitative bioassessment metrics for river macroinvertebrates that are used(More)
This study aimed to evaluate the applicability of the Australian River Assessment System (AUSRIVAS) bioassessment methodology to assess the biological health of streams in the upper-middle Brantas River catchment, East Java, Indonesia. A total of 84 `minimally disturbed' reference sites were selected and sampled for macroinvertebrates in riffle habitats.(More)
This study surveyed the fish communities within different areas of the Lake Cargelligo system, an off-river storage in the lower Lachlan catchment in western New South Wales. Sampling was undertaken in spring 2004 and summer 2005 in four areas within the Lake Cargelligo system, comprising two canals (Canal 1 and Canal 2) and two lakes (Lake Curlew and Lake(More)
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