Site visit details

Overview

Catchment Yarra River
Site Merri Creek, approx 200 metres Upstream Keady Street stairwell, Coburg North ME_YMR155
Date and Time Sunday 27th October 2019 10:00am
Approved Approved

Notes

Physical Chemical Tests

No physical chemical tests recorded on this visit
Sample
Weather cloudy
Last rainfall During the last 24 hours
Flow estimate MEDIUM: flow is normal/typical average flow
Water Appearance Clear
Stream depth 51cm - 99cm
Stream width
Hazards
Litter/Pollutants

Creatures Agreed Level Taxonomy Method

Image Species Score Quantity
a. Family Hydropsychidae (net spinning caddis) a. Family Hydropsychidae (net spinning caddis) 6 N/A
c. Family Veliidae/ Family Mesoveliidae/ Family Hebridae (water treaders) 1 N/A
c. Phylum Annelida, class Hirudinea, (leeches) c. Phylum Annelida, class Hirudinea, (leeches) 1 N/A
d. Phylum Annelida, class Oligochaeta, (worms) 2 N/A
e. Family Chironomidae, several genera (blood worms) 4 N/A
e. Family Hydrobiidae - Potamopyrgus antipodarum (species - snail) 3 N/A
e. Family Hydroptilidae (micro caddis) e. Family Hydroptilidae (micro caddis) 4 N/A
e. Family Lestidae and Family Coenagrionidae (Damselfly nymph) 1 N/A
e. Phylum Turbellaria ( flatworms) e. Phylum Turbellaria ( flatworms) 1 N/A
g. Family Chironomidae (chironomids - True Fly larvae) 4 N/A
g. Family Physidae, Species Physa acuta (snail) 2 N/A
g. Order Isopoda, Family Janiridae  (water slaters) g. Order Isopoda, Family Janiridae (water slaters) 3 N/A
h. Family Planorbidae, various genera (planorbids - snails) 1 N/A
i. Family Dytiscidae, (two-tailed tigers) 6 N/A
l. Family Dytiscidae, various genera (stealth diving beetles) l. Family Dytiscidae, various genera (stealth diving beetles) 1 N/A
t. Family Leptoceridae, Genus Notalina (Headbanger caddis) t. Family Leptoceridae, Genus Notalina (Headbanger caddis) 6 N/A
ALT Signal Score
Weighted ALT Signal Score

Diary photos

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