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New Zealand Closes River to Protect Rare Fish from Didymo

December 18, 2008 -- Restrictions on fishing and entry to the Kauru River in North Otago until April 2010 have been imposed to protect the habitat of one of New Zealand's rarest and most threatened fish.

The action is to protect the key habitat of the tiny lowland longjaw galaxias - the country's most threatened native freshwater fish - from the threat posed by didymo. Read the full story to get the details.

"Last month, the Department of Conservation pleaded with people to help save the lowland longjaw galaxias as didymo threatened to make it extinct."

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