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Identification and e-guides

Downloadable and printable guides on identification of common freshwater invertebrates found in New Zealand waterways and lakes.

Benthic Macroinvertebrates Field Identification Guide

Benthic macroinvertebrates are small animals living among stones, logs, sediments and aquatic plants on the bottom of streams, rivers and lakes.

Periphyton Identification Guide

Periphyton is algae that attaches or clings to plants and other objects projecting above the bottom sediments in streams and rivers.