Taking advantage of adaptations when managing threatened species within variable environments: the case of the dwarf galaxias, Galaxiella pusilla (Teleostei, Galaxiidae)
RA Coleman, TA Raadik, V Pettigrove, AA Hoffmann
Marine and Freshwater Research | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2017
We thank Melbourne Water Corporation for funding this research. Thanks go to Andrew Weeks and Perran Cook for advice on study methodology. Megan Coleman and John McGuckin provided assistance with the collection of animals. Thanks also go to Valentina Colombo and Lucy Coleman for helping with the care of fish while they were in the laboratory and to Tracey Bradley for inspecting the fish before release back into the wild. Tim Anning, Sebastian Gimenez, Lee-Ronn Paluch and Kath Handasyde provided valuable support towards the animal ethics application. Two anonymous reviewers are thanked for their valuable comments. Research was carried out with Melbourne University animal ethics approval (AEC 1112052.4) and State of Victoria research permits for threatened species and national parks (DEPI 10005977), and fisheries (DEPI RP1174 and NP271).