Murray cod: An Icon of the Murray-Darling Basin

Image: Murray cod : Maccullochella peelii peelii in the Gwydir River. Photo - NSW DPI Fisheries

What is the first fish species that pops into your head when you think of the Murray-Darling Basin? I bet it’s the Murray cod, or Guduu in Gamilaraay language (pictured above). You might remember a family fishing trip and cod on the BBQ. Or maybe you have just seen pictures or film of Australia’s largest freshwater fish...

Read our story on how environmental water flows support the Murray cod breeding season:

Issue No. 10 - Murray cod: An Icon of the Murray-Darling Basin

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