Freshwater Biome

Freshwater Biome - bodies Lake classification 1/31/11 Lake...

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1/31/11 Freshwater Biome Communities are distributed according to the depth and distance from shore Littoral zone – rooted and floating plants Limnetic zone – phytoplankton and zooplankton, small fish and large fish Profundal and Benthic Zone – microbes that feed on remains of small organisms
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Unformatted text preview: bodies Lake classification 1/31/11 Lake Classification Oligotrophic lakes eventually become eutrophic due to runoff of nearby land Human impact is high fertilizer runoff Results in algae blooms Depleted oxygen results...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course BIOL 303 taught by Professor Birchard during the Spring '08 term at George Mason.

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