Native SpeciesWater scorpion

Nepidae
FOUND by gmsseal
2017-10-02
Gorham
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Quality checked by Hannah
Peer reviewed by Ali
Field Notes
I am happy because... I think this is a good place. We have grass on the edges. It looks like it's marshy under the water. I see, hear and smell... I see a drop off near the shore. We see tadpoles and leaves. It looks deep. I am surprised by what I found or didn't find because... we weren't really surprised by anything, it just looks like a normal pond. Questions or problems we ran into... We don't see any problems in our area.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
It has a long thin body with 4 long legs.
Photo of my evidence.
We found the water scorpion because it has a tube at the end of it's butt that it breaths out of.
Photo of my evidence.
It has two claw like antennas on the front of its face. They may be legs but we don't know.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Nepidae
Common name:
Water scorpion
Count of individuals: 
1-10
Coverage: 
Reproduction: 
How big is it?: 
5 - 10 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 43.664422 °
Longitude: 
W -70.445454 °
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: 
Walking trail
People
Water temperature: 
21.1°C
pH: 
7.0
Dissolved oxygen: 
7.5mg/L
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