Restoring Australia’s Lost Shellfish Reefs

Australia once had extensive bivalve habitats, but most are largely gone. TropWATER researchers, in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy and researchers and managers from around the country have identified potential needs to begin to conserve and restore these important molluscan habitats. See Links at: and
Contacts: Dr. Ian McLeod, Senior Research Scientist, TropWATER (JCU). Tel: (07) 4781 5474 or 0449 840 082,; and Dr. Chris Gillies, Marine Manager (Australia Program), The Nature Conservancy. Tel: 0412 663 506,