Site visit details

Overview

Catchment Wimmera
Site Minyip wetlands east side WI_LMN100_RD
Date and Time Tuesday 8th October 2019 14:00pm
Approved Approved

Notes

Physical Chemical Tests

No physical chemical tests recorded on this visit

Habitat

Bank Erosion Stability Bank Vegetation In Stream Cover Riffles Pools Bends Verge Vegetation Overall
Good 4 Good 8 Poor 4 Excellent 5 Good 8 29

Creatures River Detectives method

Image Name Score
Cased caddis larvae Cased caddis larvae 8
Mayfly nymphs Mayfly nymphs 9
Stonefly nymphs Stonefly nymphs 10
Fishing spiders Fishing spiders 5
Marsh beetle larvae Marsh beetle larvae 6
Water mites Water mites 5
Water pennys Water pennys 6
Chironomids, blood worms Chironomids, blood worms 4
Dragonfly larvae Dragonfly larvae 3
Fly larvae Fly larvae 3
Pogs Pogs 4
Water striders Water striders 4
Backswimmers Backswimmers 1
Freshwater snails Freshwater snails 1
Water treaders Water treaders 1
Waterboatmen Waterboatmen 2
> 6
clean water
5 to 6
mild pollution
4 to 5
moderate pollution
< 4
severe pollution
Total score: 4.5 Overall rating: Moderate pollution

Diary photos

No diary entries recorded for this visit

Creative Commons CC BY
All content, files, data and images provided by the Waterwatch Data Portal and Gallery are subject to a Creative Commons Attribution License

Content is made available to be used in any way, and should always attribute Waterwatch and www.vic.waterwatch.org.au