By: Tamia & Seth
Freshwater Biome Facts
Only 3% of the water on Earth comes from freshwater biomes.
There are over 700 different species of fish that live in a freshwater biome.
99% of all freshwater is either in the form of ice or located in an aquifer.
Many animals besides fish live in freshwater biomes. This includes crocodiles, hippopotamus, turtles, and frogs.
Freshwater biomes are subdivided into three groups: lakes and ponds, streams and rivers, and wetlands.
There are four key features that determine the ecology of streams and rivers - the flow of the water, amount of light, the temperature or climate, and the chemistry of the river.
Smaller bodies of water such as ditches and puddles are also considered freshwater biomes because they help some form of life to survive.
Freshwater biomes are very important to our survival because they supply people with more than half of their drinking water.
The largest freshwater biome is the Florida Everglades.
The water in a freshwater biome contains less than 1% of salt water. Any body of water that contains little to no salt is considered freshwater.
It rains alot in a fresh water habitat.It helps the animals and plants.The plants and animals need water to live so it helps the fresh water habitat.
the climate change effect the water flow and the temperature of the water.It also effect the plants and animals.
This showes the food chain.This shows whats at the top of the food chain, in between and at the bottom of the food chain.
lives in the water and and on land it usually eats small fish.
Catfish lives in the water.The catfish is a bottom feeder eat will eat about anything.
Alligator lives on land and in the water.It eats feat it is very high in the top of the food chain.
The freshwater biome is made up of any of body of water that is made of freshwater such as lakes, ponds, streams, and rivers.
Water lilies create shade and protection for fish in landscape ponds, and they provide a gentle resting spot for frogs and dragonflies. They also bloom periodically dressing up the water feature.
Cattails are one of the most common and easily identified of our water-loving plants. Most people are familiar with the long green leaves and hot-dog shaped brown flower spikes of our common native cattail.
Brim usually eat worms or small fish.They usually live in ponds or lakes they live around trees under water or other things under water.
Crappie live in lakes or ponds they usually eat worms small fish and other smaller things than them.They live around trees and other things.
Large mouth bass
Large mouth bass usually live in lakes or ponds.They eat fish.You can tell the difference between a large mouth bass and a small mouth bass the mouth size is different and a large mouth bass has stripes on the side and the small mouth bass.