macroinvertebrate


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macroinvertebrate

(măk′rō-ĭn-vûr′tə-brāt′)
n.
A macroscopic invertebrate, especially an aquatic organism such as a crustacean, a mollusk, or an aquatic insect.
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The total number of types of macroinvertebrate in each group was multiplied by a number: Group 1 was multiplied by 3, Group 2 was multiplied by 2, and Group 3 was multiplied by 1 (LaMotte Company, 2004).
No reliable correlation was found between P total in water and macroinvertebrate metrics (Vaikasas, Lamsodis 2011).
Structural Heterogeneity in Stems Enhance Fish and Macroinvertebrate Diversity?
2000, "Benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages of coast and continental streams and large rivers of South Western British Columbia, Canada," Hydrobiologia, 439, 77-89.
While it is well-known that flow disturbances influence macroinvertebrate communities, the direction and magnitude of these effects are unresolved (Death & Winterbourn 1995).
The presence of aquaculture gear affects the composition of transient fish and macroinvertebrate communities (Fig.
Our expectations also were not borne out with respect to densities of sessile, structure-forming macroinvertebrates.
3]/s) (Lower relative to failed) Cold Water 10 to 15 Species * Lower Macroinvertebrate (Higher Numbers) HMFEI Scores, Taxa EPT Taxa and Ostracode # Percent Canopy 40 to 55 Percent (H) Cover Headwater (4.
Short-term physiological responses to a severe acid stress in three macroinvertebrate species: A comparative study.
85 m), and substrate composed of a high percentage of large rocks and represented by the highest macroinvertebrate diversity (Table 2).
In waters where didymo is abundant, macroinvertebrate taxonomic composition tends to shift from a highly diverse assemblage of large-bodied taxa (e.