the Waterbug Company

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The Waterbug Company is run by a bunch of Australian freshwater ecologists. Our main passion is waterbugs, but we have experience in all sorts of other freshwatery topics.



HELP us build an App for assessing Rivers.

We would like to turn the app below into an assessment tool (you tell it what waterbugs you find and it tells you if your river is stuffed or awesome) .....we need dosh though...  email John if you would like a copy of the detailed scope. Big water management organisations, that are interested in Citizen Science would make ideal sponsors.  The App is designed for Southern and Eastern Australia (the places where the waterbug ID App works).

The Waterbug App

DOWNLOAD it from its very own website

email John for more info

Waterbug Face

Need a Waterbug ID confirmed by a bunch of friendly people? or have you got a waterbug with no name? Try waterbug face ( It is totally free, and we try and get an opinion back to you quicksmart... Simply post a picture of your waterbug with a note to let us know what info are you after? Despite the international nature of the web ...our answers are going to be more accurate for waterbugs from Australia and surrounds!


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Waterbugs in tok pisin. A quick guide to some of the more spectacular waterbugs of PNG ...Click on the image to the right to download the PDF.


The Waterbug App
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