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Aquatic Conservation Assessment (AquaBAMM) and other 2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentages

Definition of Aquatic Conservation Assessment (AquaBAMM) and other

based on a comparison of 2017 metadata and pre-clear metadata regional ecosystem mapping

2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentage by Aquatic Conservation Assessment (AquaBAMM) and other metadata
Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation (e.g. mangroves and tidal flats).
Areas exclude artificial and highly modified wetlands.
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Aquatic Conservation Assessment Wetland extent percentage 2017/pre-clear by system Total percentage
estuarine lacustrine palustrine riverine
All 96.0% 99.7% 95.5% 91.8% 94.6%
Baffle to Fitzroy coastal region 97.5% 100.0% 81.1% 90.0% 96.5%
Cape York catchments 99.9% 99.2% 99.1% 99.9% 99.5%
Eastern Gulf of Carpentaria 100.0% 99.4% 99.5% 99.1% 99.4%
Great Barrier Reef catchments 88.5% 94.8% 74.1% 85.9% 84.6%
Lake Eyre and Bulloo basins - 100.0% 99.8% 98.8% 99.6%
Queensland Murray-Darling basin - 93.8% 90.1% 71.9% 80.9%
South East Queensland catchments 85.1% 99.5% 48.8% 51.9% 55.4%
Southern Gulf catchments 100.0% - 99.5% 99.3% 99.7%
Wide Bay-Burnett catchments 94.8% 100.0% 67.2% 61.7% 66.3%

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) Aquatic Conservation Assessment (AquaBAMM) and other 2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentages, WetlandInfo website, accessed 13 May 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-pre-clear-percent/aca-bounding-area.html

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