Jocks Lagoon

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Jocks Lagoon

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    19 ha
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    41°20'S 148°18'E
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Jocks Lagoon. 16/11/82; Tasmania; 19 ha; 41°21’S 148°18’E. This small freshwater lagoon in a depression behind coastal dunes provides freshwater in an otherwise-dry coastal area. The Site supports rare and scientifically valuable species. It is a habitat for five nationally threatened plant species, for example the jointed twigsedge Baumea articulate, zigzag bogsedge Schoenus brevifolius and erect marshflower Villarsia exaltata. The Site also supports several threatened native vegetation communities, such as the swamp paperbark Melaleuca ericifolia. Human activities include livestock grazing, land clearance, recreation and off-road vehicle use. Ramsar site no. 258. Most recent RIS information: 2014.

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