Standard Guide for Selecting Grab Sampling Devices for Collecting Benthic Macroinvertebrates
|Publication Date:||10 April 2002|
|ICS Code (Biology. Botany. Zoology):||07.080|
This guide covers selecting grab sampling devices for collecting benthic macroinvertebrates. (See Table 1)
The grab sampler when used correctly is a quantitative collecting device. It is designed to penetrate and grab or scoop a variety of substrates or sediment types from which macroinvertebrates are collected in freshwater, estuarine, and marine habitats.