The Waterbug Book : A Guide to the Freshwater Macroinvertebrates of Temperate Autstralia (Paperback)

Author: Gooderham, John

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Winner of the 2003 Eureka Science Book Prize and the 2003 Whitley Medal.

Freshwater macroinvertebrates provide a useful and reliable indicator of the health of our rivers, streams, ponds and wetlands. As environmental awareness within the community increases, there is an increasing interest in the need to assess the health of our local waterways and school curriculums are changing to reflect this important ecological trend.

The Waterbug Book provides a comprehensive and accurate identification guide for both professionals and non-professionals. It contains an easy-to-use key to all the macroinvertebrate groups and, for the first time, high quality colour photographs of live specimens. It provides a wealth of basic information on the biology of macroinvertebrates, and describes the SIGNAL method for assessing river health. The Waterbug Book is full of practical tips about where to find various animals, and what their presence can tell about their environment.

Features

* Easy-to-use key to macroinvertebrate groups
* First book to feature more than 300 colour photographs of live specimens
* 120 diagrams
* Glossary

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Publisher Csiro
Mfg Part# 9780643066687
SKU 210867059
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0643066683
Release Date 3/12/2009
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