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Introduced animals of Cooper Creek drainage basin

Total number of species: 23

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Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
mammals Bovidae Bos sp. cattle II
mammals Bovidae Bos taurus European cattle II
mammals Bovidae Capra hircus goat II
mammals Camelidae Camelus dromedarius one-humped camel II
mammals Suidae Sus scrofa pig II
mammals Equidae Equus asinus donkey II
mammals Equidae Equus caballus horse II
mammals Leporidae Lepus europaeus European brown hare II
mammals Leporidae Oryctolagus cuniculus rabbit II
mammals Felidae Felis catus cat II
mammals Canidae Canis familiaris dog II
mammals Canidae Canis sp. II
mammals Canidae Vulpes vulpes red fox II
mammals Muridae Mus musculus house mouse II
mammals Muridae Rattus norvegicus brown rat II
birds Passeridae Passer domesticus house sparrow II
birds Sturnidae Acridotheres tristis common myna II
birds Sturnidae Sturnus vulgaris common starling II
birds Columbidae Columba livia rock dove II
birds Anatidae Anas platyrhynchos northern mallard II I
amphibians Bufonidae Rhinella marina cane toad II
ray-finned fishes Poeciliidae Gambusia holbrooki mosquitofish II I
ray-finned fishes Cyprinidae Carassius auratus goldfish II I

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Nature Conservation Act
NCA - Status under the Nature Conservation Act 1992
EX : Extinct
PE : Extinct in the wild
CR : Critically endangered
E : Endangered
V : Vulnerable
NT : Near threatened
C : Least concern
SL : Special least concern
I : International
P : Prohibited
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act
EPBC - Status under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
EX : Extinct
XW : Extinct in the wild
CE : Critically endangered
E : Endangered
V : Vulnerable
CD : Conservation dependent
End. - Endemicity
Q : Queensland endemic - naturally occurs in Queensland
QA : Intranational - naturally occurs in Queensland and interstate
QAI : Not endemic to Australia - naturally occurs in Queensland, interstate and overseas
QI : Regional endemic - naturally occurs in Queensland and overseas
VA : Vagrant (Intranational) - normally occurs interstate
VI : Vagrant (International) - normally occurs overseas
VU : Vagrant (Unknown)
IA : Introduced (Intranational) - naturalised from interstate
II : Introduced (International) - naturalised from overseas
IU : Introduced - unknown origin
U : Unknown endemicity - native
Wetland Status
I : Wetland indicator species

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2013) Introduced animals of Cooper Creek drainage basin, WetlandInfo website, accessed 18 July 2024. Available at:

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