Zooplankton and Macronvetebrates



Ecoscope Environmental Pty Ltd is a leading environmental laboratory and consulting firm that offers cutting-edge services for the identification, monitoring, and analysis of zooplankton in marine and freshwater ecosystems. We have over 25 years of experience in providing zooplankton services to a range of clients, including government agencies, research institutions, industry sectors, and community groups. We are committed to delivering high-quality, timely, and cost-effective solutions that meet the needs and expectations of our clients.

Core Competencies

Our core competencies in zooplankton services include:

  • Taxonomic identification and enumeration of zooplankton, from microzooplankton to large krill, using state-of-the-art microscopy.
  • Design and implementation of zooplankton sampling and monitoring programs, using standard and innovative methods and equipment.
  • Knowledge transfer, capacity building, and outreach, through presentations, workshops, and training

Description of Products and/or Services

We offer a comprehensive range of zooplankton products and services, tailored to the specific objectives and requirements of each project. Some examples of our products and services are:

  • Zooplankton identification and enumeration reports, with detailed taxonomic information and counts of zooplankton taxa.
  • Zooplankton sampling and monitoring plans, with design and implementation of zooplankton sampling and monitoring programs, using standard and innovative methods and equipment.
  • Zooplankton knowledge transfer, capacity building, and outreach services, with presentation, workshop, and training delivery, to disseminate and share zooplankton knowledge and skills.

Contact Details

For more information about our zooplankton services, please contact:

Howard Howell Principal Biologist

Ecoscope Environmental Pty Ltd

79 Elphinstone Street, Berserker, QLD 4701

Phone: (07) 4926 0630

Email: hhowell@ecoscope.com.au

Website: www.ecoscope.com.au



We offer:

  • Identification and enumeration of macroinvertebrate taxa.
  • Expertise in the taxonomy and ecology of freshwater and marine macroinvertebrates.
  • State-of-the-art equipment and facilities, including microscopes, cameras, software, and databases.
  • Standardized sampling methods and protocols, following the Australian River Assessment System (AusRivAS) Bioassessment.
  • Fast and reliable results, with online access and reporting options.
  • Professional advice and support, from project design to data interpretation and management.

We are committed to exceeding client expectations by understanding their testing requirements and providing solutions for better analysis. We also support the scientific community and the public by sponsoring education, research, and conservation initiatives. We are proud to be a leading laboratory in the fields of Phytoplankton, Zooplankton, Macroinvertebrates, Mould and Microbiology in Australia. Contact us today to find out how we can help you with your macroinvertebrate testing needs.


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