The Freshwater Biome
About the Freshwater Biome
These freshwater bass are swimming in their home, the river.
The river is a necessity for the many fish and plants that it holds.
The deer is getting a drink of water from a pond
Freshwater ecosystems can be divided into two main types, Flowing water and Standing water.
*Rivers, Streams, and Creeks
*Organisms have to adapt to the natural flow
*Originate in mountains or hills
*Lakes and Ponds
*Circulation in the water helps distribute heat, oxygen, and nutrients
*Plankton- is a general term for free floating organism that live in both freshwater and saltwater areas