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Currawinya National Park

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Currawinya National Park wetland area by system 2013
System Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 255.9 100.0% 8.4%
Artificial and highly modified 0.5 0.2% 0.0%
Lacustrine 141.8 55.4% 4.6%
Palustrine 107.8 42.1% 3.5%
Riverine 5.8 2.3% 0.2%

There are approximately 1,053 lacustrine/palustrine wetlands in this region.

Currawinya National Park wetland area by habitat 2013
Habitat Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 255.9 100.0% 8.4%
Arid and semi-arid saline swamp 11.9 4.6% 0.4%
Arid and semi-arid tree swamp (floodplain) 43.7 17.1% 1.4%
Arid and semi-arid lignum swamp (floodplain) 7.1 2.8% 0.2%
Arid and semi-arid lignum swamp (non-floodplain) 0.1 0.0% 0.0%
Arid and semi-arid grass, sedge and herb swamp (non-floodplain) 44.3 17.3% 1.4%
Arid and semi-arid non-floodplain spring swamp 0.9 0.4% 0.0%
Arid and semi-arid saline lake 53.1 20.7% 1.7%
Arid and semi-arid non-floodplain lake 43.0 16.8% 1.4%
Arid and semi-arid non-floodplain lake—claypans 45.7 17.8% 1.5%
Artificial and highly modified wetlands (dams, ring tanks, irrigation channels) 0.5 0.2% 0.0%
Riverine 5.8 2.3% 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.

Wetland extent changes

Currawinya National Park wetland extent change by system
System 2013 area
(km²)
2009 area
(km²)
2005 area
(km²)
2001 area
(km²)
2013/pre-clear
percentage
Total 255.9 255.9 255.9 255.9 99.9%
Artificial and highly modified 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 n/a
Lacustrine 141.8 141.8 141.8 141.8 100.0%
Palustrine 107.8 107.8 107.8 107.8 99.9%
Riverine 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.8 99.5%
Currawinya National Park wetland extent change by habitat
Habitat 2013 area
(km²)
2009 area
(km²)
2005 area
(km²)
2001 area
(km²)
Total 255.9 255.9 255.9 255.9
Arid and semi-arid saline swamp 11.9 11.9 11.9 11.9
Arid and semi-arid tree swamp (floodplain) 43.7 43.7 43.7 43.7
Arid and semi-arid lignum swamp (floodplain) 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.1
Arid and semi-arid lignum swamp (non-floodplain) 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Arid and semi-arid grass, sedge and herb swamp (non-floodplain) 44.3 44.3 44.3 44.3
Arid and semi-arid non-floodplain spring swamp 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
Arid and semi-arid saline lake 53.1 53.1 53.1 53.1
Arid and semi-arid non-floodplain lake 43.0 43.0 43.0 43.0
Arid and semi-arid non-floodplain lake—claypans 45.7 45.7 45.7 45.7
Artificial and highly modified wetlands (dams, ring tanks, irrigation channels) 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Riverine 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.8

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.

Wildlife

Kingdom
Class
Native Introduced Wetland
indicator
species
Rare or
threatened
species
All
TOTAL 749 45 120 15 796
Animals 297 11 70 8 310
Mammals 23 7 1 1 30
Birds 220 1 52 5 223
Reptiles 34 0 2 0 34
Amphibians 11 0 4 0 11
Ray-finned fishes 8 3 11 2 11
Malacostracans 1 0 0 0 1
Plants 451 34 50 7 485
Protists 1 0 0 0 1

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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AreaType-national-park

This page should be cited as:

Currawinya National Park — facts and maps, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 13 April 2017, <https://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/national-park-currawinya/>.

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