Water Ecosystems

by Gabriel H. Miguel H.

Fresh Water

In the whole world, fresh water only makes up 3% of earth's water. Fresh water can found in iceberg, ponds, lakes, rivers and streams, and all groundwater sources.The source of all fresh water is precipitation in the form of mist,rain or snow. Animals that live in hypotonic environment, which means an environment with little salt concentration. Plants and animals include fish, crocodiles, and algae.

Brackish Water

Salt Water

Salt water makes up more than 70% of earth's water. Salt water has a salinity of 3-5%, and can be found in seas or oceans. Animals and plants include seaweed, fish, coral, whales, and many other sea dwellers.