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IBRA bioregion 2005 wetland habitat extents

Definition of IBRA bioregion

based on wetland mapping version 6.0 metadata

Display areas in
2005 wetland habitat extent by IBRA bioregion metadata
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IBRA bioregion Total area
(ha)
Wetland area by habitat Total
wetland area
(ha)
INT01a INT01b INT02 LA14 LA15 LA16a LA16b LC06 LC07 LC08a LC08b LC09 PA10 PA11a PA11b PA11c PA12a PA12b PA12c PA12d PA13 PC02a PC02b PC02c PC02d PC04a PC04c PC04d PC04e PC05 XX99-P-A XX99-P-C
Total 172,991,372 3,485 469,819 585,310 466,827 21,198 38 179 8,382 156 7,619 998 1,172 83,908 107,399 1,374,946 82,554 157,168 142,457 207,357 3,050 28 267,874 13,045 143,551 10,190 119,625 156,101 16,211 40 3,324 3,276 4,698 4,461,987
Brigalow Belt North (BBN) 13,674,533 27 86,984 45,674 11 1,992 164 4,235 89 875 250 4,851 81 740 3,427 14,597 54,027 1,832 2,181 222,037
Brigalow Belt South (BBS) 21,596,722 96 0 6,057 27 < 1 3,775 1 26 5,447 11,397 4,108 1,978 32,913
Cape York Peninsula (CYP) 12,256,457 153,756 89,071 4,999 150,041 247 91,872 9,542 22,557 3,824 525,908
Central Mackay Coast (CMC) 1,464,208 39,880 13,341 12,526 1,345 4,988 7,015 3,548 82,643
Channel Country (CHC) 20,586,529 364,880 27,741 33,915 1,359,681 50,542 59,033 83,616 1,979,409
Coral Sea (COS) 17,167 0
Darling Riverine Plains (DRP) 1,286,683 43 333 1,913 157 72 952 < 1 2,727 1,190 2,570 35 9 191 72 10,265
Desert Uplands (DEU) 6,941,095 20,264 34,792 5,813 3,650 5,941 4,752 10 28 4 75,255
Einasleigh Uplands (EIU) 11,625,726 135 880 0 2,267 804 31,323 23,395 3,327 686 2,940 128 1,226 168 67,277
Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU) 589,180 844 518 65 1,428
Gulf Plains (GUP) 21,894,679 100,751 413,917 786 38 179 12 1,007 37,324 1,203 13,915 84,258 1 5,562 60,243 29,181 12,169 60,872 8 20 821,448
Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD) 24,162,527 1,159 16 2,796 11,908 25 520 25,778 5,097 2 47,302
Mount Isa Inlier (MII) 6,754,379 756 13 52 27 14 863
Mulga Lands (MUL) 18,606,551 22,553 17,332 16,236 397 13,341 32,727 55,364 81,029 64 < 1 < 1 < 1 239,045
Nandewar (NAN) 629,160 17 52 4 73
New England Tablelands (NET) 145,132 222 222
Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD) 2,621,932 77,315 4,025 1,271 1,600 104 2,254 3,905 90,474
South Eastern Queensland (SEQ) 6,149,605 3,459 43,575 18,537 2,608 998 25,922 11,371 13,454 44,752 4,883 11,607 181,167
Wet Tropics (WET) 1,989,107 44,777 4,770 156 7,188 2,604 109 14,576 5,942 498 40 3,324 275 84,261

Note that these totals may be lower than the Queensland totals due to incomplete coverage of IBRA bioregions.

Wetland habitat code descriptions
INT01a Mangroves - Casuarina
INT01b Mangroves - other
INT02 Salt marsh and salt flats
LA14 Arid and semi-arid saline lake
LA15 Arid and semi-arid floodplain lake
LA16a Arid and semi-arid other non-floodplain lake
LA16b Arid and semi-arid non-floodplain clay plan lake
LC06 Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain lake
LC07 Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain rock lake
LC08a Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain sand (window) lake
LC08b Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain sand (perched) lake
LC09 Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain soil lake
PA10 Arid and semi-arid saline swamp
PA11a Arid and semi-arid floodplain tree swamp
PA11b Arid and semi-arid floodplain shrub swamp
PA11c Arid and semi-arid floodplain grass, sedge and herb swamp
PA12a Arid and semi-arid non-floodplain tree swamp
PA12b Arid and semi-arid non-floodplain shrub swamp
PA12c Arid and semi-arid non-floodplain grass, sedge and herb swamp
PA12d Arid and semi-arid other non-floodplain swamp
PA13 Arid and semi-arid Great Artesian Basin fed spring swamp
PC02a Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain tree (Melaleuca and Eucalypt) swamp
PC02b Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain wet heath swamp
PC02c Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain grass, sedge, and herb swamp
PC02d Coastal and sub-coastal other non-floodplain swamp
PC04a Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain tree (Melaleuca and Eucalypt) swamp
PC04c Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain grass, sedge, and herb swamp
PC04d Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain wet heath swamp
PC04e Coastal and sub-coastal other floodplain swamp
PC05 Coastal and sub-coastal tree (palm) swamp
XX99-P-A Unknown - Swamp - Arid and semi-arid
XX99-P-C Unknown - Swamp - Coastal and sub-coastal

Disclaimer

Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation
(e.g. mangroves and tidal flats).

All statistics are approximate and generated based on data transformed to a customised Albers equal-area projection, thus allowing wetland extent change for different regions of Queensland to be comparable.

Areas may change over time as mapping approaches improve.

Totals may not match the sum of individually displayed figures due to the rounding of displayed figures.


This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2022) IBRA bioregion 2005 wetland habitat extents, WetlandInfo website, accessed 1 February 2024. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-habitat-2005/ibra-bioregion.html

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