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Warrego drainage basin

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Based on 2009 wetland mapping (version 3.0)

Warrego drainage basin wetland area by system
System Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 550.8 100.0% 1.0%
Artificial and highly modified 22.6 4.1% 0.0%
Lacustrine 38.8 7.1% 0.1%
Palustrine 134.2 24.4% 0.3%
Riverine 355.2 64.5% 0.7%

There are approximately 683 lacustrine/palustrine wetlands in this region.

Disclaimer

Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation
(e.g. mangroves and tidal flats).

Areas are approximate and calculated using the GDA94 / Australian Albers projection.

Areas may change over time as mapping approaches improve.

Wetland extent changes

Warrego drainage basin wetland extent change by system
System 2009 area
(km²)
Change
2005-2009
(km²)
Change
2001-2005
(km²)
2001/pre-clear
percentage
Total 550.8 -3.5 -5.4 89.0%
Artificial and highly modified 22.6 0.7 2.7 n/a
Lacustrine 38.8 0.0 0.0 100.0%
Palustrine 134.2 -1.6 -2.7 95.2%
Riverine 355.2 -2.6 -5.4 88.3%

Disclaimer

Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation
(e.g. mangroves and tidal flats).

Areas are approximate and calculated using the GDA94 / Australian Albers projection.

Areas may change over time as mapping approaches improve.

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Wildlife

Kingdom
Class
Native Introduced Wetland
indicator
species
Rare or
threatened
species
All
TOTAL 1837 224 142 33 2071
Animals 494 18 80 21 516
Amphibians 19 1 9 0 20
Birds 294 5 49 11 302
Insects 3 0 0 1 3
Malacostracans 1 0 0 0 1
Mammals 59 9 1 5 69
Ray-finned fishes 14 3 17 2 17
Reptiles 103 0 4 2 103
Uncertain 1 0 0 0 1
Fungi 32 0 0 0 33
Plants 1311 206 62 12 1522

Note: Wildlife statistics are based on information that has been submitted to the EHP WildNet database.
Information from WildNet can also be accessed via Wildlife Online and WetlandMaps.

Rare or threatened includes species listed as extinct, extinct in the wild, critically endangered, endangered, vulnerable or conservation dependent under either the Nature Conservation Act or Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act

AreaType-basin

This page should be cited as:

Warrego drainage basin — facts and maps, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 31 January 2014, <http://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/basin-warrego/>.

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