The Mercury: Monster Crayfish Caught

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The Advocate: Tarkine BioBlitz freshwater crayfish discovery 2017

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Tarkine BioBlitz: That's a Wrap!

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What a weekend in Tasmania's wild, ancient and threatened takayna / Tarkine. Here are the survey leaders, participants and organisers from our third annual BioBlitz.

We focused on finding and identifying as many species as possible over a short period of time in the many varied ecosystems in the Tarkine, from the rainforests and rivers to the coast and plains.

 

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ABC News: One-clawed, 3kg crayfish is the biggest found in forty years

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The Daily Telegraph: One-clawed, 3kg crayfish is the biggest found in forty years

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Media Release: Tarkine BioBlitz finds biggest freshwater crayfish in almost 40 years

On the first day of the Tarkine BioBlitz, ‘lobster man’ Todd Walsh found the second-biggest Tasmanian Giant Freshwater Crayfish he’s ever caught.

 

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Tarkine BioBlitz: Moths at Dempster Plains

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Bioblitzers were out after dusk luring moths at Dempster Plains with Dr Peter McQuillan, entomologist and Senior Lecture at the University of Tasmania. 

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Tarkine BioBlitz: Carnivore Trapping with Channing Hughes presented by Steve Pearce



Channing Hughes joins us from The Carnivore Conservancy, who's mission is to support the conservation of threatened carnivore species through scientific research, education and ecotourism.

 

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Tarkine BioBlitz: Forest Tree Top Survey with Steve Pearce

Steve Pearce finds a truely unique specimen in the Tarkine, a perfectly bonsaied Nothofagus Cunninghammii (Myrtle), living as an epiphyte within the branch of another tree. 

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Tarkine BioBlitz: Freshwater Crayfish Survey with Todd Walsh


A huge freshwater crayfish, Astacopsis gouldi, was a highlight of the Tarkine BioBlitz yesterday, with expert Todd Walsh finding the superb specimen in a rainforest that remains unprotected from logging.

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