Native SpeciesLeech

Hirudinea (class)
FOUND by gmsmayfly
2017-10-02
Gorham
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by Faith
Peer reviewed by Sammy
Field Notes
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
We can see the leaches mouth getting stuck to the bottom of the container.
Also, we searched a picture of a leach and our leach has the same pattern and color of the leach in the picture.
we also knew they where leches because they can strech there body out and also go small to move
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Hirudinea (class)
Common name:
Leech
Count of individuals: 
1-10
Coverage: 
Reproduction: 
How big is it?: 
2 - 5 cm
Is it male or female?: 
Can't tell
Sampling method: 
Net
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.665063 °
Longitude: 
W -70.445430 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Freshwater - In a pond or lake
Trip Information
Name:
Ram Pond GMS
Trip date: 
Mon, 2017-10-02 08:54
Town or city: 
Gorham
Type of investigation: 
Species and Habitat Survey
Ecosystem: 
Freshwater
Watershed: 
Presumpscot
MIDAS Code: 
6942
Habitat Observations
Species diversity: 
20 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
it stays there
Water temperature: 
21.1°C
pH: 
7.0
Dissolved oxygen: 
7.5mg/L

Comments

Excellent ID

Thanks