Tools & Resources

Freshwater and marine biodiversity information collected by NIWA.


Identification guides and fact sheets

  • Quick-guides to freshwater flora and fauna
  • Freshwater Identification Guides
  • Ancient isopods: conservation status of New Zealand phreatoicid isopods

Management Tools

  • LakeSPI for Monitoring New Zealand Lakes
  • Stream Health Monitoring and Assessment Kit (SHMAK)
  • Fish Risk Assessment Model


Identification guides and fact sheets

  • Marine flora and fauna Fact Sheets
  • Nuisance Marine Microalgae in New Zealand (poster)
  • Marine Identification Guides
  • Biodiversity Memoirs