1982 December: Mungindi (Qld) Large Fish Kill. Pesticide: Endosulfan

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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

Department of Primary Industry – Queensland

(b) 25/26.12.82 – large fish kill at Mungindi, involving also a number of birds and a cow. Caused by spray drift from aerial spraying of cotton crops with Endosulfan.