Ontario Benthos Biomonitoring Network

Get data describing benthic-invertebrate (bottom dwelling aquatic invertebrates) community structure and habitat conditions in various waterbodies.

This dataset includes:

  • counts of different kinds of benthic invertebrates
  • water chemistry
  • information about collected samples (geographic coordinates, sampling agencies, collection dates, and waterbody types)
  • descriptions of sampling effort and equipment

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Data Available

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1993 - 2018

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Additional Info

Field Value
Geographic coverage Ontario
Geography Breakdown None
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Last Validated Date 2022-06-01
Update frequency Yearly
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