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Corio Bay fish habitat area

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Based on wetland mapping version 4.0

Corio Bay fish habitat area wetland area by system 2013
System Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 21.6 100.0% 45.9%
Estuarine 21.0 97.6% 44.8%
Palustrine 0.2 1.0% 0.5%
Riverine 0.3 1.3% 0.6%

There are approximately 7 lacustrine/palustrine wetlands in this region.

Corio Bay fish habitat area wetland area by habitat 2013
Habitat Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 21.6 100.0% 45.9%
Estuarine - mangroves and related tree communities 19.4 90.0% 41.3%
Estuarine - salt flats and saltmarshes 1.6 7.6% 3.5%
Coastal and sub-coastal saline swamp 0.1 0.5% 0.2%
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 0.1 0.3% 0.1%
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 0.0 0.2% 0.1%
Riverine 0.3 1.3% 0.6%

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

Corio Bay fish habitat area wetland extent change by system
System 2013 area
(km²)
2009 area
(km²)
2005 area
(km²)
2001 area
(km²)
2013/pre-clear
percentage
Total 21.6 21.6 21.6 21.6 99.8%
Estuarine 21.0 21.0 21.0 21.0 100.0%
Palustrine 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 100.0%
Riverine 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 85.4%
Corio Bay fish habitat area wetland extent change by habitat
Habitat 2013 area
(km²)
2009 area
(km²)
2005 area
(km²)
2001 area
(km²)
Total 21.6 21.6 21.6 21.6
Estuarine - mangroves and related tree communities 19.4 19.4 19.4 19.4
Estuarine - salt flats and saltmarshes 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6
Coastal and sub-coastal saline swamp 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Riverine 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

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.

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 803 52 148 15 856
Animals 339 6 101 12 346
Mammals 19 3 1 0 22
Birds 248 2 69 10 251
Reptiles 37 0 1 1 37
Amphibians 13 1 8 1 14
Ray-finned fishes 21 0 21 0 21
Lampreys 1 0 1 0 1
Fungi 27 0 0 0 27
Plants 437 46 47 3 483

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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Corio Bay fish habitat area — facts and maps, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 1 February 2017, <https://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/fish-habitat-area-corio-bay/>.

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