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NZFSS 2014

Blenheim 24-28 Nov 2014
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New Zealand Freshwater Reforms

The New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society has made the following submission in regards to the proposed amendments to the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management (2011) and the National Objectives Framework:

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The New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society (NZFSS) aims to establish effective liaison between all persons interested in any aspect of fresh and brackish water research in New Zealand, and to encourage and promote these interests.

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Upcoming event - World Fish Migration Day May 24th 2014


A one day global initiative, with local events worldwide to help create awareness on the importance of open rivers and migratory fish. A great day out for the family!

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New Publication

Guide to the freshwater Crustacea of New Zealand.

M. A Chapman, M. H. Lewis, M. J. Winterbourn. (eds) 2011. Published by New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society.

Guide to the freshwater Crustacea of New Zealand is a comprehensive update of the classic volume Introduction to the freshwater Crustacea of N.Z. by Chapman & Lewis (1976). In the intervening 35 years there have been many advances in the systematics of crustaceans leading in many instances to the introduction of new names, and our knowledge of freshwater crustacean biology and ecology has increased substantially.

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