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BioData - Aquatic Bioassessment Data for the Nation


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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) collects fish-, aquatic macroinvertebrate-, and algae-community samples and conducts stream physical habitat surveys as part of its fundamental mission to describe and understand the Earth.

Download your data in three steps: 1) On this page select filter criteria; 2) on the next page, choose data set(s), and; 3) on the third page, preview your data and select a download format.

Choose filters and set filter criteria from one or more sections, then select the "Next" button to go to the Select Data Set(s) page.

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Filter(s) "None" will return 25413 samples.

Biological Community/Data Type and Sample Type Filter
Geographic Location Filter
Site Characteristic Filter

You may select multiple Site Characteristic filters. Not all sites have information on elevation and drainage area. Such sites will not be retrieved using these search criteria.

Temporal Filter
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Taxon-specific Filter (Advanced)
Sample-specific Filter (Advanced)