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Hull River National Park

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Hull River National Park wetland area by system 2017
System Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 25.3 100.0% 69.3%
Artificial and highly modified 0.0 0.0% 0.0%
Estuarine 14.3 56.3% 39.1%
Palustrine 10.8 42.7% 29.6%
Riverine 0.2 0.9% 0.6%

There are approximately 50 lacustrine/palustrine wetlands in this region.

Hull River National Park wetland area by habitat 2017
Habitat Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 25.3 100.0% 69.3%
Estuarine - mangroves and related tree communities 14.2 56.2% 39.0%
Estuarine - salt flats and saltmarshes 0.0 0.1% 0.1%
Coastal and sub-coastal saline swamp 1.6 6.5% 4.5%
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 0.2 0.7% 0.5%
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 7.7 30.5% 21.1%
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain grass, sedge, herb swamp 0.0 0.0% 0.0%
Coastal and sub-coastal tree swamp—Palm 1.3 5.1% 3.5%
Artificial and highly modified wetlands (dams, ring tanks, irrigation channels) 0.0 0.0% 0.0%
Riverine 0.2 0.9% 0.6%

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.

Wetland extent changes

Hull River National Park wetland extent change by system
System 2017 area
(km²)
2013 area
(km²)
2009 area
(km²)
2005 area
(km²)
2001 area
(km²)
2017/pre-clear
percentage
Total 25.3 25.3 25.3 25.3 25.3 100.2%
Artificial and highly modified 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a
Estuarine 14.3 14.3 14.3 14.3 14.3 100.0%
Palustrine 10.8 10.8 10.8 10.8 10.8 100.5%
Riverine 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 100.0%
Hull River National Park wetland extent change by habitat
Habitat 2017 area
(km²)
2013 area
(km²)
2009 area
(km²)
2005 area
(km²)
2001 area
(km²)
Total 25.3 25.3 25.3 25.3 25.3
Estuarine - mangroves and related tree communities 14.2 14.2 14.2 14.2 14.2
Estuarine - salt flats and saltmarshes 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Coastal and sub-coastal saline swamp 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.7
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain grass, sedge, herb swamp 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Coastal and sub-coastal tree swamp—Palm 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3
Artificial and highly modified wetlands (dams, ring tanks, irrigation channels) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Riverine 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

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.

Wildlife

Kingdom
Class
Native Introduced Wetland
indicator
species
Rare or
threatened
species
All
TOTAL 706 62 114 28 775
Animals 230 7 50 19 237
Mammals 23 2 2 4 25
Birds 167 4 31 10 171
Reptiles 20 0 6 1 20
Amphibians 13 1 9 3 14
Ray-finned fishes 2 0 2 0 2
Insects 5 0 0 1 5
Fungi 21 0 0 0 21
Plants 455 55 64 9 517

Note: Wildlife statistics are based on information that has been submitted to the DES WildNet database and converted to a 10km² grid. The grid information has been intersected with the mapping polygons to determine the species lists. Click here to view the species grid metadata.

Information from WildNet can also be accessed via Wildlife Online and WetlandMaps.

Rare or threatened includes species listed as extinct, extinct in the wild, critically endangered, endangered, vulnerable or conservation dependent under either the Nature Conservation Act or Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act

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This page should be cited as:

Hull River National Park — facts and maps, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 31 January 2020, <https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/national-park-hull-river/>.

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