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Taxonomic & Laboratory Services

Our in house lab provides taxonomic services for benthic invertebrate samples to our clients, including land developers, industry, government agencies as well as private individuals.  Our taxonomists are certified with NABS Society of Freshwater Science to a minimum of family level for aquatic invertebrates and have processed hundreds of benthic samples.  We also provide field sampling services for aquatic invertebrates following the OBBN protocol.  Data analysis and report writing can be tailored to meet your study requirements.

Backpack electrofishing services are also available which include species identification and counts.


Pricing for Service

Sorting and identification to family level of benthic samples including rapid field assessment of organic pollution with the family-level biotic index

  • $ 225 per sample (300 counts)


Field sampling service for benthic samples following the OBBN Protocol including; OBBN portal data entry, sorting and identification to family level, rapid field assessment of organic pollution with the family-level biotic index, and also habitat assessment for low and high gradient streams (Barbour et al. 1999)

  •  from $ 650 per reach


Backpack electrofishing services including identification and count

  • from $ 800 per day


We would be happy to provide detailed quotes for services to meet your needs. Please contact:

Dave Johnson, Environmental Science Technologist

Phone:  (226) 373-3380

Address:  358 John Street South, Aylmer, Ontario, Canada

Email: dave@straightupenvironmental.com

Website: www.straightupenvironmental.com.