Hypogean Crustacea Recording Scheme

The hypogean (subterranean) Crustacea recording scheme is a small scheme dealing with the subterranean macro-Crustacea found in the groundwater and aquatic cave habitats of the British Isles, including Ireland. The scheme only encompasses the larger Crustacea specifically evolved to exist in underground aquatic habitats (stygobites). 

Scope:
subterranean macro-Crustacea
Habitat:
Wetland, streams and rivers, Coastal and Marinethe subterranean macro-Crustacea found in the groundwater and aquatic cave habitats
Country:
British Isles
Region:
British Isles
Organisations:
Freshwater Biologicaal Association, Environment Agency, Esmée Fairbairn, Freshwater Life
Contact:
Mr L.R.F.D. Knight
Contact emails:
How to take part:
Sightings can be submitted all year

How to get involved

Sampling methodologies: http://hcrs.freshwaterlife.org/sampling

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