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Bioregion 2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentages

Definition of bioregion

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

2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentage by bioregion 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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Bioregion Wetland extent percentage 2017/pre-clear by system Total percentage
estuarine lacustrine palustrine riverine
All 96.1% 99.7% 95.5% 91.8% 94.6%
Brigalow Belt (BRB) 86.1% 72.0% 71.1% 78.8% 79.9%
Cape York Peninsula (CYP) 99.9% 99.2% 99.2% 99.8% 99.5%
Central Queensland Coast (CQC) 97.0% - 75.0% 83.2% 88.9%
Channel Country (CHC) - 100.0% 100.0% 99.7% 99.9%
Desert Uplands (DEU) - 100.0% 93.2% 93.3% 94.0%
Einasleigh Uplands (EIU) - 99.6% 96.8% 98.5% 98.2%
Gulf Plains (GUP) 100.0% 99.1% 99.6% 99.2% 99.6%
Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD) - 100.0% 99.8% 98.3% 98.7%
Mulga Lands (MUL) - 100.0% 94.9% 88.0% 94.0%
New England Tableland (NET) - - 83.6% 37.9% 38.3%
Northwest Highlands (NWH) - - 100.0% 99.3% 99.3%
Southeast Queensland (SEQ) 90.5% 99.8% 55.7% 63.3% 65.2%
Wet Tropics (WET) 93.5% 103.1% 46.6% 61.7% 66.3%

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) Bioregion 2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentages, WetlandInfo website, accessed 30 August 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-pre-clear-percent/bioregion.html

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