Aquatic Macroinvertebrates - Literature Cited

Literature Cited

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Prepared by Stacy Stumpf, Patty Valentine-Darby, and Evan Gwilliam, NPS Inventory and Monitoring Program, 2009.

Last updated: May 12, 2015