Basin Plan, Water managment

Hundreds of thousands of native fish dead in second Murray-Darling incident

7 January 2019

Anne Davies, The Guardian
7 January 2018

Hundreds of thousands of fish have been killed along a stretch of the Lower Darling River in New South Wales in a second major incident which has led some experts to fear whole populations of local native fish have been wiped out.

Residents near the Menindee Lakes are reporting what is the second major fish kill along a 20km stretch of water near Weir 32.

An incident before Christmas saw an estimated 10,000 fish die.

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