BDBSA Project Metadata Detail

Survey/Project Number: 367          Total No. of Sites: 34
Survey/Project Name: CONSERVATION OF THE GLENELG SPINY CRAYFISH
Abstract: Ongoing monitoring to document distribution and conservation status of the nationally endangered Glenelg Spiny Crayfish in rising-spring habitats of the Lower South East of South Australia. REFERENCE: Whiterod NS, Sweeney OF, Hammer MP (2014). Assessing the status of a disjunct population of the endangered crayfish Euastacus bispinosus in a karst rising-spring habitat in southern Australia. Aquatic Conversation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2478; Miller AD, Sweeney OF, Whiterod NS, Van Rooyen A, Hammer M, Weeks AR (2014). Critically low levels of genetic diversity in fragmented populations of the endangered Glenelg spiny freshwater crayfish Euastacus bispinosus. Endangered Species Research 25, 43-55; Whiterod N, Hammer M (2012). 'Population monitoring of Glenelg Spiny Crayfish (Euastacus bispinosus) in rising-spring habitats of lower south east, South Australia.' Report to the Friends of Mt Gambier Area Parks (Friends of Parks Inc.). Aquasave Consultants, Adelaide; Hammer M, Roberts M (2008). 'Distribution, status and conservation management of the Glenelg Spiny Crayfish (Euastacus bispinosus) in rising-spring wetland habitats of Lower South East, South Australia.' Report to Department of Environment and Heritage, South Australian Government. Aquasave Consultants, Adelaide, South Australia.
 
Start Date: 19/10/2006      End Date: 01/01/2020
Survey Type: Invertebrates Only
   
Study Area Description: Rising-spring habitats of the Lower South East
Objectives
         Vegetation: *** No vegetation survey objectives recorded
         Fauna: *** No fauna survey objectives recorded
Methodology
         Vegetation: *** No vegetation methodology recorded
         Fauna: Methods used inlcude: e fishing. For more details see Whiterod NS, Sweeney OF, Hammer MP (2014). Assessing the status of a disjunct population of the endangered crayfish Euastacus bispinosus in a karst rising-spring habitat in southern Australia. Aquatic Conversation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2478; Miller AD, Sweeney OF, Whiterod NS, Van Rooyen A, Hammer M, Weeks AR (2014). Critically low levels of genetic diversity in fragmented populations of the endangered Glenelg spiny freshwater crayfish Euastacus bispinosus. Endangered Species Research 25, 43-55; Whiterod N, Hammer M (2012). 'Population monitoring of Glenelg Spiny Crayfish (Euastacus bispinosus) in rising-spring habitats of lower south east, South Australia.' Report to the Friends of Mt Gambier Area Parks (Friends of Parks Inc.). Aquasave Consultants, Adelaide; Hammer M, Roberts M (2008). 'Distribution, status and conservation management of the Glenelg Spiny Crayfish (Euastacus bispinosus) in rising-spring wetland habitats of Lower South East, South Australia.' Report to Department of Environment and Heritage, South Australian Government. Aquasave Consultants, Adelaide, South Australia.

Data Distribution Rules: Public
Project Basis: Fauna : Unclassified - pending reassessment.
Information Authority: Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
Aquasave - Nature Glenelg Trust