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Pacific Southwest Research Station
Pacific Southwest
Research Station

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Research Topics Water and Watersheds

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Kings River Experimental Watersheds (KREW)

Stream Invertebrates

Adult dragonflyThe use of stream invertebrates for evaluating ecosystem health (bioassessment) has become a popular method to determine habitat conditions and water quality of streams and rivers. For specifics concerning stream invertebrates see the KREW Study Plan (Hunsaker et al.)

A researcher sampling invertebrates with a net

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