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 5.6 Campaspe system
5.6 Campaspe system
  Waterway manager – North Central Catchment Management Authority Storage manager – Goulburn-Murray Water
Environmental water holders – Victorian Environmental Water Holder (including the Living Murray program), Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder
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The Arthur Rylah Institute and citizen scientists have been collecting otoliths — fish ear bones — from fish
in the Campaspe River. Rather than catching extra fish, anglers have helped by extracting the fish ear bones from the fish they keep for eating. Length and data comparisons indicate that golden perch have higher growth rates in the Campaspe, compared to other northern Victorian rivers. It is likely this is a result of healthy and abundant waterbug populations in the river, a key objective of environmental flows.
Private 40% Environment 37% Water corporations 22%
Proportion of water entitlements in the Campapse basin held by private users, water corporations or environmental water holders at 30 June 2019.
Top: Campaspe River, by North Central CMA
Above: Campaspe vegetation, by North Central CMA
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