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invertebrate

 [in-ver´tĕ-brāt]
1. having no vertebral column.
2. any animal that has no vertebral column.

in·ver·te·brate

(in-ver'tĕ-brāt),
1. Not possessed of a spinal or vertebral column.
2. Any animal that has no spinal column.

invertebrate

/in·ver·te·brate/ (-ver´tĕ-brāt)
1. having no spinal column.
2. any animal having no spinal column.

invertebrate

(ĭn-vûr′tə-brĭt, -brāt′)
adj.
1. Lacking a backbone or spinal column; not vertebrate.
2. Of or relating to invertebrates: invertebrate zoology.
n.
An animal, such as an insect or mollusk, that lacks a backbone or spinal column.

invertebrate

[invur′təbrit]
an animal that lacks a vertebral column. Invertebrates comprise more than 95% of all species of animals.

in·ver·te·brate

(in-vĕr'tĕ-brăt)
1. Not possessed of a spinal or vertebral column.
2. (in-vĕr'tĕ-brāt) Any animal that has no spinal column.

invertebrate

any animal that does not possess a backbone.

invertebrate

1. having no vertebral column.
2. any animal that has no vertebral column.
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Furthermore, this research repeated a Headwater Macroinvertebrate Field Evaluation Index (HMFEI) study of streams biology by identifying the number of Ephemeroptera (mayfly), Plecoptera (stonefly), and Trichoptera (caddisfly) (EPT)taxa and cold-water taxa in order to compare to existing records.
Prior to analysis, rare taxa (taxa occurring in two or fewer samples) were omitted and counts of macroinvertebrates were relativized by conversion to ranks (McCune and Grace, 2002).
Spatiotemporal variation of macroinvertebrates in relation to canopy cover and other environmental factors in Eriora River, Niger Delta, Nigeria.
Collection of macroinvertebrates and physicochemical properties during the flood stage followed the protocol utilized during the first visit.
The macroinvertebrates for our study were collected in 33 sampling sites differing in morphology along the Virvyte River (Table 1): 3 control sites (damunaffected), 10 sites in HPP dams and 10 sites below HPP dams.
Rapid Bioassessment Protocols for Use in Streams and Wadeable Rivers: Periphyton, Benthic Macroinvertebrates, and Fish.
Developing a multimetric index of ecological integrity based on macroinvertebrates of mountain ponds in central Italy.
Some floating vegetation was added to increase the chances of capturing macroinvertebrates.
2009, "Diversity and abundance of aquatic macroinvertebrates in a lotic environment in Midwestern Sao Paulo State, Brazil," Ambi-Agua, Taubate, 4, 37-44.