1982 December: Mersey River Tasmania Fish Kill. Pesticide: Mancozeb.

Wildlife Research Management 1983

Information has been sought through the Secretary of the Australian Fisheries Council and the Secretary of CONCOM from all fish and wildlife agencies in Australia on incidents during the last 12 months where fish or wildlife are thought to have been effected adversely by the use or misuse of Agricultural chemicals.

(B) Reports effecting fish

6. Inland Fisheries Commission Tasmania

Two fish kills reported as follows:

(a) December 1982 – Mersey River – Trout Killed – attributed to the use of Mancozeb in spraying potatoes.