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Freshwater Biome

Freshwater Biome - bodies • Lake classification 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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