Freshwater fish are an important component of freshwater ecosystems and a valued resource for Māori and recreational fishers. The community of fish species found at a site can be affected by changes in catchment land cover and land use, in-stream habitat, fish passages (routes for moving up and down waterways), pests, and contaminants. The fish index of biotic integrity (IBI) is a measure of the condition of fish communities at sites across the country.
This dataset relates to the "Freshwater fish communities" measure on the Environmental Indicators, Te taiao Aotearoa website.
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|1.||Data quality information for Mean fish IBI score for all river sites, by river environment classification||188 KB||
|Columns||period, REC_class, variable, data_value|
|Services||Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed|
|Added||29 Sep 2015|
|Revisions||4 - Browse all revisions|
|Current revision||Imported on Sept. 29, 2015 from CSV .|