Standard Practice for Collecting Benthic Macroinvertebrates with Van Veen Grab Sampler
|Publication Date:||24 February 1984|
|ICS Code (Biology. Botany. Zoology):||07.080|
1.1 This practice covers the procedures for obtaining qualitative or quantitative samples of macroinvertebrates inhabiting sand, clay, mud, gravel, and similar substrates.
1.2 This device is used in marine and estuarine waters and is adaptable for large rivers.
1.3 For advantages and limitations for grab sampling devices, see Guide D 4387.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability or regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific hazards, see Section 5.