Biodiversity Series, Paper No. 4
S.R. Morton, J. Short and R.D. Barker, with an Appendix by G.F. Griffin and G. Pearce
Department of the Environment, Sport and Territories, 1995
11. Refugia in South Australia (continued)
11.5. Reference number SA5
Refuge area: Lake Frome
Biogeographic region: Simpson-Strzelecki Dunefields
Type of refuge: Wetland
Lat./Long. 32°33’S / 140°10’E
Quality of refuge: Significant (2)
Area (km²): <10,000
Chief refuge value
An extensive saline system providing occasional habitat for waterbirds.
A large saline lake in relatively pristine condition1. Little is known of the ecology of the Lake.
Other significant species
Lake Frome Regional Reserve.
1. Morelli and Drewien (1993)