Site visit details


Catchment Yarra River
Site Merri Creek, u/s of St Georges Rd Bridge, North Fitzroy ME_YMR112
Date and Time Sunday 7th October 2018 14:00pm
Approved Approved


Physical Chemical Tests

Ammon-Nit mg/L NH3-N N mg/L NH4+ D.O. % D.O mg/L EC µS/cm FrP mg/L P Nitrate-Nit mg/L N pH pH Units rP mg/L P Air ° C Water ° C Turb NTU
Sample 0.01 84.9094 8 1560 8.4 24.6 18 9
Weather sunny
Last rainfall
Flow estimate LOW: Minimum flow in channel/continuous flow in some part of channel (in-stream habitats connected)
Water Appearance Stained green
Stream depth
Stream width

Creatures Agreed Level Taxonomy Method

Image Species Score Quantity
c. Family Sphaeriidae and Family Corbiculidae (basket and pea shells) 4 6
d. Phylum Annelida, class Oligochaeta, (worms) 1 1
e. Family Chironomidae, several genera (blood worms) 1 1
e. Family Lestidae and Family Coenagrionidae (Damselfly nymph) 2 6
l. Family Culicidae (mosquito larvae, wrigglers) l. Family Culicidae (mosquito larvae, wrigglers) 1 2
m. Family Corixidae , Genus Micronecta (little brindle boatman) 2 10
ALT Signal Score 2.67
Weighted ALT Signal Score 2.83

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