Despised fish casts spanner in works of huge Snowy 2.0 scheme

John Ellicott
By John Ellicott
Updated January 30 2018 - 4:04am, first published January 29 2018 - 11:00pm
This small introduced pest fish species redfin or English perch, is causing a headache for Snowy 2.0 engineers trying to stop it invading other waterways through a new tunnel being built for the scheme.

Snowy Hydro is investing tens of thousands of dollars to help prevent a pest fish species escaping into some of Australia’s top trout fishing lakes.


John Ellicott

John Ellicott

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