Welcome to Hydrobiology

Hydrobiology is an environmental consulting company offering integrated services in the physical, biological and chemical processes of environmental systems with a particular emphasis on the aquatic environment.

We have key technical strengths in the areas of risk assessment, impact assessment, hydrology, ecotoxicology, freshwater and marine ecology, river mechanics, water quality, geochemistry and contaminated sediment management.

Hydrobiology’s focus is technical excellence and high level scientific expertise delivered within a commercial framework. We are able to provide our clients with the best possible understanding of environmental risk for their environmental and impact management needs.

Australian Water Quality Guidelines

We are currently working on major revisions to the ANZECC guidelines. Contact us for more details.

Happy World Environment Day 2020!

Hydrobiology has been busy this month conducting field surveys in some of the worlds most remote and beautiful locations. World Environment Day 2020: The foods we eat, the air we breathe, the water we drink and the climate that makes our planet habitable all come from nature. The work we complete ensures our clients follow…

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Publication by Hydrobiology to protect the fish diversity of Lake Kutubu in PNG

Hydrobiology’s Justin Cutajar and Ross Smith, together with invasive species specialist Ron Thresher, have recently published a journal article concerning tilapia control in one of the most iconic perched lakes of PNG. The control of tilapia in Lake Kutubu is paramount to the survival of 13 endemic threatened fish species and continual provision of protein…

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It goes without saying that COVID-19 (coronavirus) has well and truly disrupted all aspects of our lives. Here at Hydrobiology, our focus firmly remains on two things: keeping our staff healthy and safe across all our operations and the ongoing servicing of our clients’ needs. Despite the current business landscape, we’re passionate about delivering world-class marine and aquatic…

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