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Project ID:2006ND124B

Title: Classification of Macroinvertebrate Communities across Red River Drainage Basin

Project Type: Research

Start Date: 03/01/2006

End Date: 02/28/2007

Congressional District: 1

Focus Category: Conservation

Keywords: Microinvertebrate communities, habitat, Benthic communities,environmental conditions

Principal Investigators: Butler, Malcolm George (North Dakota State University)

Federal Funds: $ 2,000

Non-Federal Matching Funds: $ 4,000

Abstract: The objectives of this research are to 1). Inventory the macroinvertebrate communities of different habitat conditions in the main stem Red River 2). Explore the temporal changes of these benthic communities through the open water season and 3). Compare the results of outcomes provided by different sampling techniques. The anticipated results will allow evaluation of potential relations between aquatic invertebrate communities and environmental conditions.

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