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Quick-guides to freshwater flora and fauna


These guides are designed for rapid identification of freshwater flora and fauna, usually to the generic level, for use in biomonitoring. They have been developed with funding assistance  from the Biodiversity of New Zealand Aquatic Environments programme and the Terrestrial and Freshwater Biodiversity Information System (TFBIS) programme, administered by the Department of Conservation.

Macroinvertebrate quick-guides

Freshwater fish quick-guides

Algal quick-guides

Aquatic macrophytes