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Waihou catchment ecological monitoring 2011

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Report: TR 2014/08

Author: Paul Franklin, Glenys Croker, Kathryn Julian, Josh Smith, Brenda Bartels, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Ltd.

About this report

Waikato Regional Council (WRC) is in the process of assessing the status of water resource availability and allocation in the Waihou River catchment. One of the key objectives of the water allocation process is to ensure the protection of instream values from the effects of water resource exploitation.

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Contents

  Executive summary
1 Introduction
1.1 Background
1.2 Study brief
2 Methodology
2.1 Sites
2.2 Fish
2.3 Macroinvertebrates
2.4 Macrophytes & periphyton
3 Results
3.1 Ecological monitoring 2011
3.2 Comparison with 2009 results
4 Conclusion
5 Acknowledgements
6 References
Appendix 1: Field assessment and habitat assessment forms
Appendix 2: Fish Surveys
Appendix 3: Macroinvertebrate results
Appendix 4: Macrophyte and periphyton results