Blackwater occurs naturally during flooding events in the Murray Darling Basin, and, despite it's harmful effect in the short term, can contribute to overall improvements in its ecosystems. This is because the breakdown of organic matter releases carbon and other nutrients into the system, boosting zooplankton and macroinvertebrate communities, in turn acting as food sources for fish, plants and other organisms.
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