Australian Aquatic Biological

Australian aquatic biodiversity research and consultancy
100001

Status
Ongoing

Currently surveying Qld, NSW, Vic & SA.

The Australian Crayfish Project
Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

Sponsored by AABio the Australian Crayfish Project is the overarching project with the aim of increasing the knowledge base on all our freshwater crayfish species and helping to protect and conserve these species and their fragile habitats. Many of the projects below are just offshoots of this project.
Further information on the ACP can be found at the website www.austcray.com

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100002

Status
Ongoing

MS Paper
Newly Discovered Species of freshwater Crayfish Genus Euastacus (Decapoda: Parastacidae) from Central Eastern New South Wales, Australia.
Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)
Dr Shane Ahyong (shane.ahyong@austmus.com.au)
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100003

COMPLETED-PRINTED

The Freshwater Crayfish of NSW. Publication.
Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

The Freshwater Crayfish of NSW, Australia. Robert B McCormack 2008. Australian Aquatic Biological P/L, 138 pages, full colour book, ISBN 978-0-9805144-1-4

1st Edition currently sold out 2016.
2nd Edition in preparation

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100004

COMPLETED-PUBLISHED

MS Paper
A newly discovered species of the freshwater crayfish genus Euastacus (Decapoda: Parastacidae) from central eastern New South Wales, Australia. Euastacus maccai
Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)
Dr Jason Coughran (j.coughran@griffith.edu.au) (

– McCormack, R.B. & Coughran, J. 2008. Euastacus maccai, a new freshwater crayfish from the Great Dividing Range, New South Wales. Fishes of Sahul, Vol 22, (4).

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100005

Status
Ongoing

The Field Guide to the Freshwater Crayfish of NSW. Publication.
Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)
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100006

COMPLETED-PUBLISHED

Cherax destructor, Translocation and Distribution on Eastern Drainage NSW
Robert B McCormack(rob@aabio.com.au)
Dr Jason Coughran (j.coughran@griffith.edu.au)

– Coughran, J., McCormack, R.B., Daly, G. 2009. Translocation of the Yabby, Cherax destructor, into eastern drainages of New South Wales, Australia. Australian Zoologist. Vol 35 (1).

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100007

Status
COMPLETED
Paper submitted for publication
Stage one, Cudgegong River Euastacus nearing completion 2016

Unidentified Euastacus species, Western Drainage Distribution NSW.
Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)
Dr Shane Ahyong (shane.ahyong@austmus.com.au)
Provider A new distribution of Euastacus in western drainage NSW
100008

COMPLETED-PUBLISHED

CONSERVATION OF IMPERILED CRAYFISH—EUASTACUS DHARAWALUS
(DECAPODA: PARASTACIDAE), FROM THE SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS OF NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA
Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

– McCormack, R.B. 2013. Conservation of Imperiled Crayfish, Euastacus dharawalus (Decapoda: Astacidea: Parastacidae), from the southern highlands of New South Wales, Australia. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 33(3), 432-439, 2013.

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100009

COMPLETED

Crayfish Research Project.
Greg Walter (s4100370@student.uq.edu.au ) Honours Student, University of Queensland, Supervisor: Dr. Robbie Wilson.
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100010

Status
Ongoing

Microchip Euastacus. Research trials at Southern Cross University.
Dr J Coughran ((j.coughran@griffith.edu.au)
Supporter
100011

COMPLETED

Tenuibranchiurus Research Project
Kathryn Dawkins (k.dawkins@griffith.edu.au), Griffith University, supervisors, Assoc Prof Clyde Wild, Prof. Jane Hughes & Dr James Furse (J.Furse@griffith.edu.au)
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100012

Funding

Failure

Protecting the Endemic Coastal Crayfish of the Myall and Tuggerah Lakes. (Community Coastcare 2008 application)
Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)
Dr Jason Coughran ((j.coughran@griffith.edu.au)
Dr James W Fetzner (FetznerJ@CarnegieMNH.Org)

Project Cancelled new project created N0. 100041 & 100048

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100013

Status
Ongoing

Crayfish Tagging (Physical tags).
Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)
Dr Jason Coughran ((j.coughran@griffith.edu.au) ) Southern Cross University.
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100014

COMPLETED-Report Published

Norfolk Island Freshwater Crayfish Research Project
Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

Norfolk Island Freshwater Aquatic Survey. Robert B McCormack & Jason Coughran. Australian Aquatic Biological P/L 2009. Full Report available, follow link in “More Info”..

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100015

Status
Ongoing

Lord Howe Island Freshwater Crayfish Project
Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)
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100016

COMPLETED-PUBLISHED

Morphological redescription of the Orbost Spiny Crayfish, Euastacus diversus (Riek 1969), in eastern Victoria, Australia

Jason Coughran1,2,*, Robert B. McCormack3,5 and James W. Fetzner Jr 4

1jagabar Environmental, PO Box 634, Duncraig, Western Australia, 6023. (jason@jagabar.com.au)

2 Sheridan College, Unit 18, 7 Aberdeen Street, Perth, Western Australia, 6000

3Australian Crayfish Project, c/- Australian Aquatic Biological Pty Ltd, P.O. Box 3, Karuah, NSW, Australia, 2324. (rob@aabio.com.au)

4 Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Section of Invertebrate Zoology, 4400 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4080. (FetznerJ@CarnegieMNH.Org)

5 Research Associate, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Section of Invertebrate Zoology, 4400 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4080. (www.carnegiemnh.org)
– Re-description of the Orbost spiny crayfish, Euastacus diversus Riek 1969 (Decapoda: Parastacidae), in eastern Victoria, Australia. Freshwater Crayfish 21(1): 185-197.
Coughran J, McCormack RB and Fetzner Jr. JW (2015)

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100017

COMPLETED-PRINTED

Publication Project
“The Spiny Crayfish of Australia”

A Guide to Australia’s Spiny Freshwater Crayfish

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au).

Commercial publication

– McCormack, R.B. 2012. A guide to Australia’s Spiny Freshwater Crayfish. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Victoria. ISBN 978 0 643 10386 3

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100018

Status
ongoing
The discovery of new species is delaying this project

The Freshwater Crayfish of Queensland Australia. Publication.
Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)
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100019

Status
Ongoing

The Field Guide to the Freshwater Crayfish of Queensland Australia. Publication
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100020

Status
Ongoing

The Freshwater Crayfish of the Sydney Region. Publication.
Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)
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100021

COMPLETED

Reproduction of the Powerful Crayfish, Euastacus valentulus
Riley Alderson (r.alderson.10@scu.edu.au)
Southern Cross University
Supervisor Dr Jason Coughran (jc@aabio.com.au)
Supporter TBA
100022

COMPLETED

An anaesthesia protocol for freshwater crustaceans.
Daniel Melville, Southern Cross University,
Supervisor Dr Jason Coughran (jc@aabio.com.au
Supporter TBA
100023

COMPLETED

A study to determine the existence of Cherax rotundus in the Severn area, southern Queensland
Andrew O’Brien, Southern Cross University
Supervisor Dr Jason Coughran (jc@aabio.com.au)
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100024

COMPLETED-PUBLISHED

On the existence of Cherax rotundus in the Severn area, south-eastern Queensland.

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)
Dr Jason Coughran (jc@aabio.com.au)

Andrew O’Brien

– O’Brien, A., Coughran, J. and McCormack, R. 2009. On the existence of Cherax rotundus in the Severn area, south-eastern Queensland. Queensland Naturalist 47(4-6): 41-51.

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100025

Status
Ongoing

The Freshwater Crayfish of the Islands of Australia. Publication
Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)
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100026

Status
Ongoing
The continuing discoveries of new Victoria species is delaying this publication.

The Freshwater Crayfish of Victoria, Australia. Publication
Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)
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100027

Status
Ongoing

The Field Guide to the Freshwater Crayfish of Victoria, Australia. Publication
Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)
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100028

Funding
Failure

Foxground/Kangaroo Valley. Biological surveys of the Kangaroo Valley region NSW
Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

Project cancelled

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100029

COMPLETED-Report Published

Cowarra Dam Project. Port Macquarie-Hastings Council.
Robert B McCormack (info@aabio.com.au)
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100030

COMPLETED-PUBLISHED

Euastacus jagara Distribution into Western Queensland.

Scientific Paper
Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)
Dr Jason Coughran (jc@aabio.com.au) .

– McCormack, R. B., J. Coughran, J. M. Furse & P. Van-der-Werf, 2010 (in press). Conservation Of Imperiled Crayfish – Euastacus jagara (Decapoda: Parastacidae), a highland crayfish from the Main Range, South-Eastern Queensland, Australia. Journal of Crustacean Biology. 30(3).

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100031

Project ongoing
Sub Project 100056 Central Coast COMPLETED
Sub Project 100064 Avoca and Cockrone Lagoon Freshwater Ephemeral Habitats- Completed

Baseline mapping of rare and endemic crayfish species and habitat in the Central, Hunter, Mid North & North Coast region of NSW Research project.Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au) Provider Click her for more information
100032

Status
Ongoing

Euastacus australasiensis – aspects of biology, ecology and distribution.

Scientific Paper

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

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100033

Status
Ongoing

due completion 2018
now

Euastacus yigara aspects of biology, ecology and distribution

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)
Paul Van der Werf(paulv@aabio.com.au)

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100034

COMPLETED – Report Published

Genetic resources of crustaceans in the Murray Darling Basin

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)
Dr Jason Coughran (jc@aabio.com.au)

Contribution on crustaceans for the collaborative report,

– Moore, A., Ingram, B.A., Friend, S., King Ho, H., Robinson,
N., McCormack, R., Coughran, J. and B. Hayes (2010)
Management of genetic resources for fish and crustaceans in
the Murray-Darling Basin. Bureau of Rural Sciences,
Canberra.ISBN: 9781921192364. Available online

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100035

Status
Ongoing

Euastacus guwinus aspects of biology, ecology, distribution and conservation.

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

Dr Shane Ahyong (shane.ahyong@austmus.com.au)

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100036

Status
near completed

Capturing Primary Burrowing Crayfish Species via Mist Net, Bird Net & Snares.

Scientific Paper

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

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100037

COMPLETED – PUBLISHED

The Setose Yabby Cherax setosus, with notes on its ecology, biology and distribution.

Scientific paper

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

Dr Jason Coughran (jc@aabio.com.au)

– McCormack, R.B. & Coughran, J. 2011 Taxonomy, distribution and ecology of the Setose Yabby, Cherax setosus (Riek 1951). Crustacean Research, No. 40: 1 – 11, 2011.

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100038

Status
Ongoing NSW, Qld, Vic & SA

The Australian Aquatic Biodiversity Survey

Major Project – 10 year plus duration

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

Paul Van der Werf (paulv@aabio.com.au)

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100039

Status
ongoing

The Freshwater Fauna of SA

Scientific Paper & Publications

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

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100040

Paper being finalised

Cherax n sp a new species of freshwater crayfish from the Murray Drainage Basin, Australia.

Scientific Paper

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

Tarmo Raadik ( tarmo.raadik@dse.vic.gov.au )

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100041

COMPLETED – PUBLISHED

The eastern swamp crayfish Gramastacus n. sp. (Decapoda: Parastacidae): A new species of freshwater crayfish from coastal New South Wales, Australia.

Scientific Paper

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

– McCormack RB (2014) The eastern swamp crayfish Gramastacus lacus sp. n. (Decapoda, Parastacidae) a new species of freshwater crayfish from coastal New South Wales, Australia. ZooKeys 398: 53–67.
http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.398.7544

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100042

COMPLETED – Report Printed

Aquatic Biological Survey & Report. State Forest – Brown Mountain near Bonang, Victoria.

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

Final Report submitted Bleyer Lawyers 7th December 2009

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100043

Paper being finalised
(currently on hold awaiting publication of new species)

Identification of the freshwater crayfish genus Cherax Erichson (Decapoda: Parastacidae) of New South Wales, Australia.

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

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100044

Status
ongoing

Due for publication 2017

Identification of the freshwater crayfish genus Cherax Erichson (Decapoda: Parastacidae) of Queensland, Australia.

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

Peter Davie (Peter.Davie@qm.qld.gov.au)

Dean Jerry
(Dean.Jerry@juc.edu.au)

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100045

TBA Provider
100046

Paper being finalised

A new Euastacus crayfish from the highlands of eastern Victoria, Australia.

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

Dr James W Fetzner (FetznerJ@CarnegieMNH.Org)

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100047

COMPLETED – PUBLISHED

Translocation of the Yabby, New records and review of the translocation of the yabby Cherax destructor into eastern drainages of New South Wales, Australia

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

– McCormack, R.B. (2014). New records and review of the translocation of the yabby Cherax destructor into eastern drainages of New South Wales, Australia. Australian Zoologist. Volume 37 (1) 85 – 94. ISSN 0067-2238 (Print). http://doi.org/10.7882/AZ.2014.006

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100048

Status
ongoing

CONSERVATION OF THE ENDANGERED NORTHERN SWAMP YABBY – CRAMASTACUS (DECAPODA: PARASTACIDAE), A LOWLAND FRESHWATER CRAYFISH FROM THE CENTRAL AND MID NORTH COASTS, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

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100049

Status
ongoing

The Search for Cherax sp with notes on its ecology, biology and distribution.

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

Tarmo Raadik ( tarmo.raadik@dse.vic.gov.au )

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100050

Status
ongoing

The Distribution parameters for eight Euastacus species along the Liverpool Range & adjoining Mount Royal Spur, eastern New South Wales, Australia.

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

Dr Shane Ahyong (shane.ahyong@austmus.com.au)

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100051

Status
ongoing

The Search for a new species of Gramastacus crayfish – Murray River Catchment NSW & Victoria, with notes on its ecology, biology and distribution.

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

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100052

COMPLETED – PUBLISHED

A new freshwater crayfish genus Euastacus (Decapoda: Parastacidae) from the Nymboida River, NSW, Australia

Dr Jason Coughran (j.coughran@grffith.edu.au)

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

– Coughran J, McCormack RB (2011) Euastacus morgani sp. n., a new spiny crayfish (Crustacea, Decapoda, Parastacidae) from the higland rainforests of eastern New South Wales, Australia. ZooKeys 85: 17-26. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.85.1237

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100053

Finalizing
Due for publication Dec 2014

Euastacus n sp6., a new species of freshwater crayfish (Decapoda: Parastacidae) from East Gippsland, Victoria.

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)
Dr James W Fetzner (FetznerJ@CarnegieMNH.Org)

Euastacus sp. n., new species of Euastacus crayfish (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parastacidae) from eastern Victoria, Australia.

Robert B. McCormackA & James W. FetznerB

A Australian Crayfish Project, c/- Australian Aquatic Biological Pty Ltd, P.O. Box 3, Karuah, NSW, Australia, 2324. info@aabio.com.au

B Assistant Curator of Crustacea Section of Invertebrate Zoology, Carnegie Museum of Natural History 4400 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4080. FetznerJ@CarnegieMNH.Org

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100054

Status

ongoing

Euastacus bindal aspects of biology, ecology, distribution and conservation

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

Paul Van der Werf (paul.vanderwerf@gmail.com)

Dean Jerry (dean.jerry@jcu.edu.au)

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100055

Status
ongoing

CONSERVATION OF IMPERILED CRAYFISH — EUASTACUS GAMILAROI (DECAPODA: PARASTACIDAE), A HIGHLAND CRAYFISH FROM THE GREAT DIVIDING RANGE, EASTERN NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

Dr Shane Ahyong (shane.ahyong@austmus.com.au)

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100056

COMPLETED -Report Published

Aquatic Biodiversity Survey and Baseline Mapping of Freshwater Crayfish & Aquatic Species of the Gosford LGA.

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

Michael Ebert (michael.ebert@gosford.nsw.gov.au)

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100057

Project ongoing – nearing completion – expect late 2016

The Hinterland crayfish Euastacus maidae (Decapod: Parastacidae) with notes on biology, distribution and conservation status.

Robert B. McCormack and Paul Van der Werf

(RBM, rob@aabio.com.au ; PVdW, paulv@aabio.com.au ) Australian Crayfish Project, c/- Australian Aquatic Biological Pty Ltd, P.O. Box 3, Karuah, NSW, Australia, 2324;

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100058

COMPLETED – PUBLISHED

Sponsored by Port Macquarie Hastings Council, the Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund, and the Northern Rivers Catchment Management Authority

CONSERVATION OF IMPERILLED CRAYFISH – EUASTACUS CLARKAE MORGAN
(DECAPODA: PARASTACIDAE), A HIGHLAND CRAYFISH FROM WERRIKIMBE
NATIONAL PARK, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA

Robert B. McCormack
Australian Crayfish Project, c/- Australian Aquatic Biological Pty Ltd, P.O. Box 3, Karuah, NSW, Australia, 2324. (rob@aabio.com.au)

– McCormack, R.B. (2015). Conservation of imperiled crayfish, Euastacus clarkae Morgan, 1997 (Decapoda: Parastacidae), a highland crayfish from the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia’s World Heritage Area. Journal of Crustacean Biology, Volume 35, Issue 2, pp 282 – 291. DOI: 10.1163/1937240X-00002315

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100059

COMPLETED – PUBLISHED

Euastacus urospinosus aspects of biology, ecology, distribution and conservation

– McCormack, R.B. & Van der Werf, P. 2013 06 30. The distribution, ecology and conservation status
of Euastacus urospinosus (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parastacidae), a dwarf freshwater crayfish from
the Mary and Brisbane River drainages, south-eastern Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland
Museum — Nature 56(2): 639–646. Brisbane. ISSN 0079–8835.

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100060 – Report Published

COMPLETED

Sponsored by the Southern Rivers Catchment Management Authority

Aquatic biodiversity survey and baseline mapping of freshwater crayfish and aquatic species of the upper Clyde river, south eastern, NSW. Provider
100061
Ongoing
Euastacus sp. aspects of biology, ecology, distribution and conservation

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

(RBM) Australian Crayfish Project, c/- Australian Aquatic Biological Pty Ltd, P.O. Box 3, Karuah, NSW, Australia, 2324. (rob@aabio.com.au)

100062
100062-1 COMPLETED sponsored by
Coff Harbour City Council

100062-2 COMPLETED sponsored by Port Maquarie-Hastings Council

Project 100062 – Aquatic Biodiversity Survey and Baseline Mapping of Freshwater Crayfish and Aquatic Species of the Mid North Coast.

Project 100062-1. Aquatic Biodiversity Survey and Baseline Mapping of Freshwater Crayfish and
Aquatic Species of the Coffs Harbour LGA – completed

Aquatic Biodiversity Survey and Baseline Mapping of Freshwater Crayfish and Aquatic Species of the Port Macquarie-Hastings LGA. Project 100062-2. Completed

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100063

seeking sponsors

The eastern Australian Freshwater Temperature Initiative
(Stream temperature logging)

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au) & Paul Van der Werf (paul.vanderwerf@gmail.com)

(RBM & PVdW) Australian Crayfish Project, c/- Australian Aquatic Biological Pty Ltd, P.O. Box 3, Karuah, NSW, Australia, 2324. (info@aabio.com.au)

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100064
COMPLETED – Report Published
Sponsored by Gosford City Council
Project: 100064
Biology Distribution and Abundance of Gramastacus crayfish and macroinvertebrates in Avoca and Cockrone Lagoon Freshwater Ephemeral Habitats.

Robert B McCormack (rob@aabio.com.au)

Australian Crayfish Project, c/- Australian Aquatic Biological Pty Ltd, P.O. Box 3, Karuah, NSW, Australia, 2324. (rob@aabio.com.au)

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100065
Completed
Report Issued Sept 2015
Vulnerability of Euastacus to Climate Change

Alexander Bush, PhD student, Macquarie University, Sydney
For further information contact: Alex Bush alex.bush@mq.edu.au

Supervisors: Prof. Lesley Hughes and Dr. David Nipperess at Macquarie University
Dr Eren Turak, Department of Environment and Heritage New South Wales

Supported by
Australian Crayfish Project, c/- Australian Aquatic Biological Pty Ltd, P.O. Box 3, Karuah, NSW, Australia, 2324. (rob@aabio.com.au)

Supporter Project 100065 Vulnerability of Euastacus crayfish to climate change
100066

Ongoing

THE ECOLOGY, DISTRIBUTION AND CONSERVATION STATUS OF EUASTACUS VALENTULUS (DECAPODA: PARASTACIDAE), A GIANT FRESHWATER SPINY CRAYFISH FROM SOUTH EASTERN QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA.

Robert B. McCormack, Australian Crayfish Project, c/- Australian Aquatic Biological Pty Ltd, Karuah, NSW 2324 info@aabio.com.au

Paul Van der Werf, Australian Crayfish Project, c/- Earthan Group Pty Ltd, Ipswich, Collinwood Park, Qld 4301

Provider Euastacus valentulus in south eastern Queensland
100067

Ongoing – nearing completion 2016

Taxonomy, distribution and ecology of the cusped yabby
Cherax cuspidatus (Riek 1969).

Robert B McCormack, Peter J F Davie and Dean R Jerry

RBM, Australian Crayfish Project, c/- Australian Aquatic Biological Pty Ltd, P.O. Box 3, Karuah, NSW, Australia, 2324 rob@aabio.com.au

PJFD, Senior Curator (Crustacea), Queensland Museum, PO Box 3300, South Brisbane, NSW, 4101 Australia. Peter.Davie@qm.qld.gov.au

DRJ, Dr Dean Jerry, School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia. Dean.Jerry@jcu.edu.au

Provider Project 100067 Cherax cuspidatus
100068

COMPLETED – Report Published

Sponsored by Southern Rivers Catchment Management Authority

Aquatic biodiversity survey and baseline mapping of freshwater crayfish and aquatic species of the southern tributaries of the Clyde River, New South Wales. Provider TBA
100069

In prep

New records and review of the distribution and ecology of freshwater crayfish (Crustacea, Decapoda, Parastacidae) of the southern catchment of the Clyde River, New South Wales, Australia.

Robert B McCormack1 and David Crass2

RBM, info@aabio.com.au; Australian Crayfish Project, c/- Australian Aquatic Biological Pty Ltd, P.O. Box 3, Karuah, NSW, Australia, 2324 www.aabio.com.au

DC, David.Crass@cma.nsw.gov.au; Southern Rivers Catchment Management Authority, PO Box 1350, Batemans Bay, NSW, 2536 www.southern.cma.nsw.gov.au

Provider Clyde River MS
100070

Status – Ongoing

New records and review of the distribution and ecology of nine species of freshwater crayfish (Crustacea, Decapoda, Parastacidae) occurring within the Hastings River catchment, New South Wales, Australia.

Robert B McCormack

RBM, info@aabio.com.au; Australian Crayfish Project, c/- Australian Aquatic Biological Pty Ltd, P.O. Box 3, Karuah, NSW, Australia, 2324 www.aabio.com.au

Provider Project 100070 Hastings River Drainage
100071 Commensal phreodrilids on eastern Australian crayfish with description of new species Provider
100072

Status – ongoing

Aquatic Biodiversity Survey and Baseline Mapping of Freshwater Crayfish and Aquatic Species of the Mid North Coast.
Robert B McCormack

RBM, info@aabio.com.au Australian Crayfish Project, c/- Australian Aquatic Biological Pty Ltd, P.O. Box 3, Karuah, NSW, Australia, 2324 www.aabio.com.au

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100073

Status-Completed-MS in prep.

The distribution, ecology and conservation status of Embezee’s Crayfish Euastacus binzayedi Coughran et al, 2013 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parastacidae), a dwarf freshwater crayfish from the Gondwana Rainforests, south-eastern Queensland

Robert B. MCCORMACK
Australian Aquatic Biological Pty Ltd, Karuah, NSW 2324. Email: info@aabio.com.au

Paul VAN DER WERF
Earthan Group Pty Ltd, Ipswich, Collinwood Park, Qld 4301

Provider Euastacus binzayedi MS
100074

Status – Ongoing – nearing completion late 2016

Notes on the ecology and distribution of the river swimming crab (or herring bow crab) Varuna litterata in freshwater habitats of coastal New South Wales, Australia.

Robert B McCormack

New Distribution Records of The River Swimming Crab Varuna litterata from coastal New South Wales, Australia.

Robert Browning McCormack, Craig Neil Burnes and Dr. Benjamin Mos

Provider Project 100074
100075

Status
Ongoing

Status of McCormack’s Terrestrial crayfish Euastacus maccai with range extension into Hastings drainage.

Robert B McCormack, Australian Crayfish Project c/-Australian Aquatic Biological P/L, PO Box 3, Karuah, NSW 2324 Australia. acp@aabio.com.au

Research Associate, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, 4400 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, Pd 15213-4080 USA. www.carnegiemnh.org

Provider Euastacus maccai
100076

COMPLETED – PUBLISHED

Bifenthrin pesticide contamination: impacts and recovery at Jamison Creek, Wentworth Falls

– St Lawrence, A., Wright, I.A., McCormack, R.B., Day, C., Smith, G. and Crane, B. (2014). Bifenthrin pesticide contamination: impacts and recovery at Jamison Creek, Wentworth Falls, in Vietz, G; Rutherfurd, I.D, and Hughes, R. (editors), Proceedings of the 7th Australian Stream Management Conference. Townsville, Queensland, Pages 558-567.

Supporter Bifenthrin pesticide contamination
100077

TBA Provider
100078

Status
Surveys commenced

Impact of bushfires on Freshwater Crayfish (Decapoda: Parastacidae)

Robert B McCormack
Australian Crayfish Project, c/- Australian Aquatic Biological Pty Ltd, P.O. Box 3, Karuah, NSW, Australia, 2324. (rob@aabio.com.au)

Provider Impact of Bushfire on Crayfish
100079

COMPLETED – Report Published

Aquatic Biodiversity Survey and Water Quality Survey of the Upper Shoalhaven
Catchment Upstream of Warri Bridge
Provider
100080

Status – Ongoing

A New Species of Freshwater Crayfish, Genus Euastacus (Decapoda: Parastacidae) from the Gondwana Rainforests of South Eastern Queensland, Australia.

A New Species of Freshwater Crayfish, Genus Euastacus (Decapoda: Parastacidae) from the Gondwana Rainforests of South Eastern Queensland, Australia.

Robert B. McCormack, Paul Van der Werf, Chris Van der Wyk, Craig N Burnes and Karl Moy.

Provider New Euastacus SEQld
100081

Status – Ongoing

Fecundity of The Yabby Cherax destructor Clark 1936

Robert B. McCormack

Provider Cherax destructor