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Freshwater Communities & Lentic Waters

Lentic (still water) communities can vary greatly in appearance, anything from a small temporary puddle to a large lake is... Read More

Ecosystem

Ecosystem Definition An ecosystem is a system consisting of biotic and abiotic components that function together as a unit.... Read More

Freshwater Ecology

Freshwater ecology focuses on the relations of aquatic organisms to their freshwater habitats. There are two forms of... Read More

Running Water Freshwater Communities

Running water freshwater communities are also known as lotic communities, lotic meaning running water. Lotic communities are... Read More

Lotic Communities & Algae

In general, the diversity of plant species in a lotic community is small compared to that of a still water (lentic)... Read More

Lentic

Of or relating to or living in still waters (as lakes or ponds).Still... Read More

Freshwater Lentic Communities & Animals

Plants that live partially or completely submerged in water are deemed hydrophytes. A form of symbiosis occurs with these... Read More

Biosphere

What is biosphere? The biosphere is that part of the Earth where living things thrive and live. It is the portion of the... Read More

Abiotic Factors – Water Conditions

Evidently, the light and heat from the sun play an important role in providing suitable conditions. However, the water... Read More