Goodga River

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Goodga River
Origin Reservoir Hill
Mouth Moates Lake
Basin countries Australia
Length 9 kilometres (6 mi)[1]
Avg. discharge 3917 ML/annum[2]

The Goodga River is a river in the Great Southern region of Western Australia.

The river is located within the boundaries of Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve about 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of Albany.

The river rises to the North of Reservoir Hill and flows in a southerly direction until it discharges into Moates Lake.

The name was first recorded in 1913 by a surveyor and is thought to be of Aboriginal origin.

The river is home to the endangered fish, the Trout Minnow (Galaxias truttaceus) which only occurs between the Goodga and the Angove River. In 2003, the first vertical slot fishway in Western Australia was installed in the river.[3]

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Coordinates: 34°56′55″S 118°4′48″E / 34.94861°S 118.08000°E / -34.94861; 118.08000