Site visit details

Overview

Catchment Otway Coast
Site Barham R @ Bull Paddock on Barham Valley Rd CO_BHR068
Date and Time Wednesday 24th October 2012 13:00pm
Approved Approved

Notes

Physical Chemical Tests

No physical chemical tests recorded on this visit

Creatures Waterwatch method

Image Species Score Quantity
Caddis-fly Larvae (Trichoptera) Caddis-fly Larvae (Trichoptera) 7 13
Mayfly nymph (Ephemeroptera) Mayfly nymph (Ephemeroptera) 7 110
Stonefly nymph (Plecoptera) Stonefly nymph (Plecoptera) 8 15
Aquatic Caterpillars (Lepidoptera) 5 N/A
Damselfly Nymph (Odonata) Damselfly Nymph (Odonata) 6 1
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 15
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 N/A
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 1
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 5
Mosquito Larvae (Diptera) Mosquito Larvae (Diptera) 2 N/A
Non Biting Midge Larvae - Bloodworms (Diptera) Non Biting Midge Larvae - Bloodworms (Diptera) 1 15
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: 175 Total score: 40 Overall rating: Good

Diary photos

No diary entries recorded for this visit

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