BMWP

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BMWPBiological Monitoring Working Party
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Las estaciones alteradas estuvieron asociadas con el GFT colectores-filtradores (CF) y con mayores valores de pH, mientras que las estaciones de referencia se asociaron con los GFT colectores-recolectores/raspadores (CG/SC), depredadores (PR), raspadores (SC) y fragmentadores-herbivoros (SH) y con mayores valores de QBR, IHF, BMWP y temperatura del agua (Fig.
Odabasi, "The use of BMWP and ASPT indices for evaluation of water quality according to macroinvertebrates in Kucuk Menderes River (Turkey)," Biologia (Poland), vol.
The BMWP system considers the sensitivity of invertebrates to pollution and families are assigned a score between 1 and 10 accordingly.
ASPT index: Average Score Per Taxon (BAPTISTA, 2008; MANDAVILLE, 2002) calculates the ratio of the value obtained by calculating the sum total of BMWP'-IAP and the number of families scored in the sample, being less influenced by the size of the river;
The BMWP and the IBE-IOC indices were also correlated, and we chose the latter because it was specifically developed for the Rio de Janeiro State.
Aos resultados foram aplicados os tres indices bioticos: aquele utilizado pela Environmetal Protection Agency (EPA) para os Estados Unidos e o indice BMWP, com adaptacoes da Secretaria de Meio Ambiente e Recursos Hidricos do Parana (www.meioambiente.pr.gov.br) e de Junqueira & Campos (1998), utilizado pela Fundacao Centro Tecnologico de Minas Gerais - CETEC, no Brasil, ambos possuem categorizacoes em classes equivalentes a qualidade de agua, conforme a Tabela 1.