macroinvertebrate


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mac·ro·in·ver·te·brate

 (măk′rō-ĭn-vûr′tə-brāt′)
n.
A macroscopic invertebrate, especially an aquatic organism such as a crustacean, a mollusk, or an aquatic insect.
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ECU has been appointed through a competitive process managed by the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation to conduct wetland vegetation and macroinvertebrate and water quality studies on the Gnangara Mound in 2018.
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Emere MC (2000) A survey of macroinvertebrate fauna along River Kaduna, Kaduna, Nigeria.
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