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Upper Pumicestone Coastal Plain DIWA nationally important wetland

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Based on wetland mapping version 4.0

Upper Pumicestone Coastal Plain DIWA nationally important wetland wetland area by system 2013
System Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 17.6 100.0% 67.4%
Artificial and highly modified 0.2 0.9% 0.6%
Estuarine 6.4 36.2% 24.4%
Lacustrine 0.0 0.1% 0.1%
Palustrine 10.8 61.5% 41.5%
Riverine 0.2 1.2% 0.8%

There are approximately 50 lacustrine/palustrine wetlands in this region.

Upper Pumicestone Coastal Plain DIWA nationally important wetland wetland area by habitat 2013
Habitat Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 17.6 100.0% 67.4%
Estuarine - mangroves and related tree communities 5.2 29.4% 19.8%
Estuarine - salt flats and saltmarshes 1.2 6.9% 4.6%
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 2.0 11.7% 7.9%
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain wet heath swamp 0.0 0.2% 0.2%
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain grass sedge and herb swamp 0.0 0.1% 0.0%
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 5.5 31.5% 21.2%
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain wet heath swamp 3.0 17.0% 11.4%
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain grass, sedge, herb swamp 0.2 1.2% 0.8%
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain lake 0.0 0.1% 0.1%
Artificial and highly modified wetlands (dams, ring tanks, irrigation channels) 0.2 0.9% 0.6%
Riverine 0.2 1.2% 0.8%

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.

Totals may not match the sum of individually displayed figures due to the rounding of displayed figures.

Wetland extent changes

Upper Pumicestone Coastal Plain DIWA nationally important wetland wetland extent change by system
System 2013 area
(km²)
2009 area
(km²)
2005 area
(km²)
2001 area
(km²)
2013/pre-clear
percentage
Total 17.6 17.6 17.6 17.6 97.0%
Artificial and highly modified 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 n/a
Estuarine 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.4 99.1%
Lacustrine 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a
Palustrine 10.8 10.8 10.8 10.8 96.1%
Riverine 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 83.8%
Upper Pumicestone Coastal Plain DIWA nationally important wetland wetland extent change by habitat
Habitat 2013 area
(km²)
2009 area
(km²)
2005 area
(km²)
2001 area
(km²)
Total 17.6 17.6 17.6 17.6
Estuarine - mangroves and related tree communities 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.2
Estuarine - salt flats and saltmarshes 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain wet heath swamp 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain grass sedge and herb swamp 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain wet heath swamp 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain grass, sedge, herb swamp 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain lake 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Artificial and highly modified wetlands (dams, ring tanks, irrigation channels) 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Riverine 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

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.

Totals may not match the sum of individually displayed figures due to the rounding of displayed figures.

Wildlife

Kingdom
Class
Native Introduced Wetland
indicator
species
Rare or
threatened
species
All
TOTAL 1728 166 263 62 1899
Animals 574 23 139 34 602
Mammals 62 10 5 5 72
Birds 345 8 81 18 358
Reptiles 53 0 6 2 53
Amphibians 33 1 13 5 34
Ray-finned fishes 29 4 33 2 33
Lampreys 1 0 1 0 1
Insects 49 0 0 1 49
Malacostracans 2 0 0 1 2
Fungi 108 0 0 0 108
Plants 1028 143 124 28 1171
Protists 18 0 0 0 18

Note: Wildlife statistics are based on information that has been submitted to the EHP WildNet database and converted to a 10km² grid. The grid information has been intersected with the mapping polygons to determine the species lists. Click here to view the species grid metadata.

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

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Upper Pumicestone Coastal Plain DIWA nationally important wetland — facts and maps, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 1 February 2017, <https://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/diwa-wetland-upper-pumicestone-coastal-plain/>.

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