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Macroinvertebrate data: 04-22-2015



School: Monroe Grade School

Date and time: April 22, 2015, 9:31 a.m.

Water quality: Fair

Number of people sorting/identifying: 4

Water type: riffle

Time spent sorting/identifying: 30 minutes

Weather:

Percent EPT: 71.43%

Note: EPT is the total number of caddisflies, mayflies, and stoneflies found divided by number of all bugs

Sensitivity to pollution
Sensitive
Count
Caddisfly
0
Mayfly
1
Riffle beetle
0
Stonefly
4
Water penny
0
Dobsonfly
0
Sensitive total
6
Somewhat Sensitive
Count
Clam/mussel
0
Crane fly
0
Crayfish
0
Damselfly
0
Dragonfly
1
Scud
0
Fishfly
0
Alderfly
0
Mite
0
Somewhat sensitive total
2
Tolerant
Count
Aquatic worm
0
Blackfly
1
Leech
0
Midge
0
Snail
0
Mosquito larva
0
Tolerant total
1