Anabranch: Oral History of Clayton Sharpe

Title

Anabranch: Oral History of Clayton Sharpe

Description

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, rivers, backwaters and the Great Anabranch. A passionate recreational fisher and scientist, Clayton recalls memories of the Riverina before the changes to irrigation in the 1990s; the ancient rivers and creeks around Mungo National Park; Darling River floods and floodplains; floods (1990s); droughts (1980s, 2000s).

Mention of Witchetty (Bardi) grubs, moths, and a variety of Gudgeon fish species.

Creator

Heather Goodall
Jodi Frawley

Publisher

University of Technology, Sydney

Contributor

Murray-Darling Basin Authority
NSW Department of Primary Industries - NSW Fisheries

Rights

Copyright University of Technology, Sydney

Date

2010-11-12

Access Rights

Restricted access. Permission to access this data may be sought by contacting data-librarian@uts.edu.au

License

AusGOALRestrictive

Mediator

Mediated access. Interviewee's consent condition: Anyone who wants to access this material needs clearance from Clayton Sharpe first, and drafts of publications drawn from this material need to be checked with Clayton Sharpe.

Interviewer

Jodi Frawley

Interviewee

Clayton Sharpe

Location

Mildura, VIC

Item Relations

This Item Is Part Of Item: Lower Darling and the Great Anabranch
This Item Was Created By Item: Prof. Heather Goodall
Item: Dr Jodi Frawley
This Item Has Provenance Information Item: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive (ATSIDA)
Item: State Library of New South Wales
This Item References The Subject Item: Redfin
Item: Golden Perch