Integrated Catchment Management

Regional Guidelines for Ecological Assessments of Freshwater Environments : Macroinvertebrate sampling in wadeable streams

Year of Publication : 2002 
Region: (e.g. Canterbury or NZ-wide) Waikato
Description: This guideline covers macroinvertebrate sampling of perennial wadeable streams. In addition to guidance on macroinvertebrate sample collection and processing methods for wadeable streams, this guideline offers advice on approaches to study design and provides details of Environment Waikato’s qualitative habitat assessment procedure which we recommend is used as part of site characterisation.