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Cooper Creek water resource planning area

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Cooper Creek water resource planning area wetland area by system 2013
System Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 9,680.5 100.0% 4.0%
Artificial and highly modified 53.6 0.6% 0.0%
Lacustrine 1,760.9 18.2% 0.7%
Palustrine 6,515.3 67.3% 2.7%
Riverine 1,350.7 14.0% 0.6%

There are approximately 9,613 lacustrine/palustrine wetlands in this region.

Cooper Creek water resource planning area wetland area by habitat 2013
Habitat Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 9,680.5 100.0% 4.0%
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 0.0 0.0% 0.0%
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain grass, sedge, herb swamp 0.1 0.0% 0.0%
Arid and semi-arid saline swamp 219.6 2.3% 0.1%
Arid and semi-arid tree swamp (floodplain) 44.3 0.5% 0.0%
Arid and semi-arid lignum swamp (floodplain) 5,406.3 55.8% 2.2%
Arid and semi-arid grass, sedge and herb swamp (floodplain) 180.6 1.9% 0.1%
Arid and semi-arid tree swamp (non-floodplain) 106.3 1.1% 0.0%
Arid and semi-arid lignum swamp (non-floodplain) 57.8 0.6% 0.0%
Arid and semi-arid grass, sedge and herb swamp (non-floodplain) 500.2 5.2% 0.2%
Arid and semi-arid saline lake 177.8 1.8% 0.1%
Arid and semi-arid floodplain lake 723.4 7.5% 0.3%
Arid and semi-arid non-floodplain lake 859.8 8.9% 0.4%
Artificial and highly modified wetlands (dams, ring tanks, irrigation channels) 53.6 0.6% 0.0%
Riverine 1,350.7 14.0% 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

Cooper Creek water resource planning area wetland extent change by system
System 2013 area
(km²)
2009 area
(km²)
2005 area
(km²)
2001 area
(km²)
2013/pre-clear
percentage
Total 9,680.5 9,680.4 9,679.8 9,678.7 98.9%
Artificial and highly modified 53.6 53.4 52.1 49.8 n/a
Lacustrine 1,760.9 1,760.9 1,760.9 1,760.8 99.9%
Palustrine 6,515.3 6,515.3 6,515.4 6,515.8 99.6%
Riverine 1,350.7 1,350.7 1,351.4 1,352.3 97.6%
Cooper Creek water resource planning area wetland extent change by habitat
Habitat 2013 area
(km²)
2009 area
(km²)
2005 area
(km²)
2001 area
(km²)
Total 9,680.5 9,680.4 9,679.8 9,678.7
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain grass, sedge, herb swamp 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Arid and semi-arid saline swamp 219.6 219.6 219.6 219.7
Arid and semi-arid tree swamp (floodplain) 44.3 44.3 44.3 44.3
Arid and semi-arid lignum swamp (floodplain) 5,406.3 5,406.3 5,406.3 5,406.3
Arid and semi-arid grass, sedge and herb swamp (floodplain) 180.6 180.6 180.6 180.7
Arid and semi-arid tree swamp (non-floodplain) 106.3 106.3 106.4 106.4
Arid and semi-arid lignum swamp (non-floodplain) 57.8 57.8 57.8 57.8
Arid and semi-arid grass, sedge and herb swamp (non-floodplain) 500.2 500.2 500.3 500.4
Arid and semi-arid saline lake 177.8 177.8 177.8 177.8
Arid and semi-arid floodplain lake 723.4 723.4 723.4 723.3
Arid and semi-arid non-floodplain lake 859.8 859.8 859.8 859.8
Artificial and highly modified wetlands (dams, ring tanks, irrigation channels) 53.6 53.4 52.1 49.8
Riverine 1,350.7 1,350.7 1,351.4 1,352.3

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 2832 213 276 78 3051
Animals 659 21 105 32 685
Mammals 79 14 1 9 93
Birds 322 4 61 13 330
Reptiles 187 0 5 6 188
Amphibians 27 1 14 0 28
Ray-finned fishes 22 2 24 3 24
Insects 19 0 0 0 19
Malacostracans 2 0 0 0 2
Snails 1 0 0 1 1
Fungi 61 0 0 0 61
Plants 2100 192 171 46 2293
Protists 12 0 0 0 12

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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