Murray crayfish in NSW ‘walk out of the river’ as flooding sucks oxygen from water – Rights History
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Murray crayfish in NSW ‘walk out of the river’ as flooding sucks oxygen from water

Operation under way to rescue aquatic animals in danger of suffocating after record rainfall produces ‘hypoxic blackwater’

A rescue operation is under way to save the freshwater crayfish affected by poor water quality following significant flooding along the Murray River.

Murray crayfish and other aquatic animals are in danger of suffocating as dissolved oxygen levels plummet in the southern Riverina region of New South Wales.

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