A Surprise on Pender Island

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A good portion of today was spent aquatic sampling at Greenburn Lake on South Pender Island. While sorting through the clutter of bottom debris dumped into our white pan, we found an assortment of different aquatic invertebrates which were all fascinating. But we were particularly captivated by what we found resting on a nearby log on the water’s edge. It was a giant water bug (Belostomatidae). Continue reading “A Surprise on Pender Island”