Site visit details

Overview

Catchment Otway Coast
Site Barham R, Barham Valley Rd @ Heathfield reveg site CO_BHR069
Date and Time Wednesday 24th October 2012 10:00am
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
Fair 3 Fair 6 Fair 6 Fair 3 Good 8 Fair 26

Creatures Waterwatch method

Image Species Score Quantity
Caddis-fly Larvae (Trichoptera) Caddis-fly Larvae (Trichoptera) 7 11
Mayfly nymph (Ephemeroptera) Mayfly nymph (Ephemeroptera) 7 40
Stonefly nymph (Plecoptera) Stonefly nymph (Plecoptera) 8 15
Aquatic Caterpillars (Lepidoptera) 5 N/A
Damselfly Nymph (Odonata) Damselfly Nymph (Odonata) 6 N/A
Dragonfly Nymph (Odonata) Dragonfly Nymph (Odonata) 6 N/A
Freshwater Mussel (Bivalvia) Freshwater Mussel (Bivalvia) 5 N/A
Freshwater Shrimp/Prawn (Atyidae) Freshwater Shrimp/Prawn (Atyidae) 5 25
Freshwater slater (Isopoda) Freshwater slater (Isopoda) 5 N/A
Toebiters Dobsonflies (Megaloptera) Toebiters Dobsonflies (Megaloptera) 6 N/A
Water mites (Acarina) Water mites (Acarina) 5 1
Yabbies/Marron/Gilgie Freshwater (Decapoda) Yabbies/Marron/Gilgie Freshwater (Decapoda) 5 N/A
Aquatic Beetles - Diving Beetles, Whirligig Beetles (Coleoptera) Aquatic Beetles - Diving Beetles, Whirligig Beetles (Coleoptera) 3 N/A
Beetle larvae (Coleoptera) Beetle larvae (Coleoptera) 4 N/A
Flatworms (Turbellaria) 3 N/A
Freshwater Snails (Gastropoda) Freshwater Snails (Gastropoda) 3 N/A
Hydra (Hydrozoa) Hydra (Hydrozoa) 4 N/A
Leeches (Hirudinea) Leeches (Hirudinea) 3 N/A
Roundworms (Nematoda) Roundworms (Nematoda) 3 N/A
Side Swimmer/Scud (Amphipoda) Side Swimmer/Scud (Amphipoda) 4 N/A
True Bugs - Backswimmers, Water-boatmen, Water-striders (Hemiptera) True Bugs - Backswimmers, Water-boatmen, Water-striders (Hemiptera) 4 4
Biting Midge Larvae (Diptera) Biting Midge Larvae (Diptera) 2 N/A
Fly Larvae -True, Black, Crane, March, Horse, and Soldier Fly Larvae (Diptera) Fly Larvae -True, Black, Crane, March, Horse, and Soldier Fly Larvae (Diptera) 2 N/A
Mosquito Larvae (Diptera) Mosquito Larvae (Diptera) 2 N/A
Non Biting Midge Larvae - Bloodworms (Diptera) Non Biting Midge Larvae - Bloodworms (Diptera) 1 21
Segmented Worm (Oligochaeta) Segmented Worm (Oligochaeta) 1 N/A
Total bug score
Total abundance 0 - 35 35+
0 - 200 Poor Good
200+ Fair Very good
Total abundance: 117 Total score: 37 Overall rating: Good

Diary photos

No diary entries recorded for this visit

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