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JOL and Heather Goodall, 2010
A document written by J.O. Langtry a few months after his oral history interview for the Talking Fish research project.

He reflects on the balance between maintaining healthy river flows and the needs of irrigators, in the context of sustainably…

MDB-Extra_Weber_int.mp3
An interview with Rolf Weber, a senior biodiversity officer with Fisheries and Wildlife, who came to Shepparton Victoria in 1981.

Rolf talks about: wetland vegetation; role of plants in providing protection for fish and their eggs; Myriophyllum…

MDB-Extra_Koehn-and-co_int.mp3
An interview with John Koehn, John Douglas, and Roy Patterson.

John Koehn is a research officer for the Arthur Rylah Institute, Melbourne, and studies freshwater fish ecology. John Douglas works for Victorian Fisheries, and Roy Patterson is a…

This image collection contains excerpts from J.O. Langtry's book 'His Lifelong Interest in Science', in the Talking Fish Collection, Sydney: Mitchell Library Oral History Collection.

In 1949-50, J.O. Langtry investigated the biology of native…

An interview in four parts with J.O. Langtry.

J.O. Langtry talks about his investigation into the ecology of the Murray-Darling System with the newly formed State Fisheries and Game Department of Victoria. His systematic examination of native…

From photo album of Ray Donald; Victorian Fisheries 1951-1988. (bottom) Fieldwork at Goulburn River, Shepparton (VIC), August 1983.
Raymond Donald was a technician at the Snobs Creek Hatchery for thirty-five years. During fieldwork trips, which could last for several weeks, not only did Raymond set nets, angle for brood stock, and process fish, but he also ensured camp life on…

(L to R) Jodi Frawley and John McKenzie, 2010.
An interview in four parts with Raymond Donald and John McKenzie.

Born in 1926, Raymond Donald was a technician at the Snobs Creek Hatchery for thirty-five years. During fieldwork trips, which could last for several weeks, not only did Raymond set…

An interview in three parts, conducted at the Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Centre with Clayton Sharpe, a Fish Biologist and specialist in Yellowbelly.

Born in 1974, Clayton grew up in Mildura, angling and yabbying in the irrigation channels,…