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Pimpama-Coomera (Healthy Waterways) report card

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Pimpama-Coomera (Healthy Waterways) report card wetland area by system 2013
System Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 67.8 100.0% 10.4%
Artificial and highly modified 9.8 14.5% 1.5%
Estuarine 33.8 49.8% 5.2%
Lacustrine 0.1 0.1% 0.0%
Palustrine 15.4 22.7% 2.4%
Riverine 8.7 12.9% 1.3%

There are approximately 218 lacustrine/palustrine wetlands in this region.

Pimpama-Coomera (Healthy Waterways) report card wetland area by habitat 2013
Habitat Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 67.8 100.0% 10.4%
Estuarine - mangroves and related tree communities 27.3 40.3% 4.2%
Estuarine - salt flats and saltmarshes 6.4 9.5% 1.0%
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 1.1 1.6% 0.2%
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain wet heath swamp 0.2 0.3% 0.0%
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain grass sedge and herb swamp 0.2 0.3% 0.0%
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 13.5 20.0% 2.1%
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain grass, sedge, herb swamp 0.4 0.5% 0.1%
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain lake 0.0 0.1% 0.0%
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain soil lake 0.0 0.0% 0.0%
Artificial and highly modified wetlands (dams, ring tanks, irrigation channels) 9.8 14.5% 1.5%
Riverine 8.7 12.9% 1.3%

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.

Wetland extent changes

Pimpama-Coomera (Healthy Waterways) report card wetland extent change by system
System 2013 area
(km²)
2009 area
(km²)
2005 area
(km²)
2001 area
(km²)
2013/pre-clear
percentage
Total 67.8 67.8 67.7 67.8 47.4%
Artificial and highly modified 9.8 9.8 9.3 8.6 n/a
Estuarine 33.8 33.8 33.8 34.0 73.1%
Lacustrine 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 n/a
Palustrine 15.4 15.4 15.7 16.3 21.9%
Riverine 8.7 8.7 8.8 8.8 55.9%
Pimpama-Coomera (Healthy Waterways) report card wetland extent change by habitat
Habitat 2013 area
(km²)
2009 area
(km²)
2005 area
(km²)
2001 area
(km²)
Total 67.8 67.8 67.7 67.8
Estuarine - mangroves and related tree communities 27.3 27.3 27.4 27.4
Estuarine - salt flats and saltmarshes 6.4 6.4 6.5 6.6
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain wet heath swamp 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain grass sedge and herb swamp 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 13.5 13.6 13.8 14.3
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain wet heath swamp 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain grass, sedge, herb swamp 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain lake 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain soil lake 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Artificial and highly modified wetlands (dams, ring tanks, irrigation channels) 9.8 9.8 9.3 8.6
Riverine 8.7 8.7 8.8 8.8

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 2973 336 327 125 3318
Animals 698 33 161 46 740
Mammals 94 14 8 11 108
Birds 380 10 83 21 399
Reptiles 95 1 9 4 96
Amphibians 39 1 16 5 40
Lobe-finned fishes 1 0 1 1 1
Ray-finned fishes 36 7 43 1 43
Insects 52 0 1 3 52
Malacostracans 1 0 0 0 1
Fungi 474 1 0 0 475
Plants 1739 302 166 79 2041
Protists 62 0 0 0 62

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

Disclaimer: While every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of this product, the Queensland Government and Australian Government make no representations or warranties about its accuracy, reliability, completeness or suitability for any particular purpose and disclaim all responsibility and all liability (including without limitation, liability in negligence) for all expenses, losses, damages (including indirect or consequential damage) and costs which might be incurred as a consequence of reliance on the product, or as a result of the product being inaccurate or incomplete in any way and for any reason.

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Pimpama-Coomera (Healthy Waterways) report card — facts and maps, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 1 February 2017, <https://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/report-card-pimpama-coomera-healthy-waterways/>.

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