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Catchment Yarra River
Site Merri Creek, u/s of St Georges Rd Bridge, North Fitzroy ME_YMR112
Date and Time Sunday 4th August 2019 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 0.02 84.15 9 970 8.6 0.07 14.8 12.2 9
Weather overcast
Last rainfall More than a week ago
Flow estimate
Water Appearance Clear
Stream depth
Stream width

Creatures Agreed Level Taxonomy Method

Image Species Score Quantity
c. Family Sphaeriidae and Family Corbiculidae (basket and pea shells) 5 7
e. Family Chironomidae, several genera (blood worms) 4 6
e. Family Lestidae and Family Coenagrionidae (Damselfly nymph) 1 18
e. Phylum Turbellaria ( flatworms) e. Phylum Turbellaria ( flatworms) 1 2
f. Family Ceratopogonidae (pogs) f. Family Ceratopogonidae (pogs) 4 1
g. Family Physidae, Species Physa acuta (snail) 2 2
h. Family Notonectidae , Genus Enithares (robust backswimmers) 3 10
j. Family Dytiscidae, various genera (little diving beetles) j. Family Dytiscidae, various genera (little diving beetles) 1 1
m. Family Corixidae , Genus Micronecta (little brindle boatman) 3 20
t. Family Leptoceridae, Genus Notalina (Headbanger caddis) t. Family Leptoceridae, Genus Notalina (Headbanger caddis) 6 10
ALT Signal Score 3.00
Weighted ALT Signal Score 3.25

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