Water Quality of a river, stream, or wetland is partially determined by both living and nonliving components of the wetland.
Macro invertebrates we discovered...
Wetland chemists also evaluate the chemistry of the water- how much oxygen is present? How many nutrients like phosphate and nitrate are present? How
Wetland ecologists observe the diversity (amount of different types) of macro invertebrate animals and density (number) of macro-invertebrates within a species. A macro invertebrate animal is an animal without a backbone like insects, snails, crayfish, etc...).
Macro-invertebrates we observed: