Freshwater biome

By: Klayton Harmon, Brandon Dale, Luke Lowry, Bryan Gonzalez

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Interesting facts

- Only 3% of the water on earth comes from freshwater biomes

- 99% of all freshwater is either in the form of ice or located in an aquifer

- Many animals beside fish live in freshwater biomes

- Small bodies of water like ditches and puddles are also considered freshwater biomes because they help some form of life to survive

- The largest freshwater biome is the Florida Everglades


Freshwater biomes can range greatly since they are in many locations but on average, freshwater biomes get anywhere from 10 inches of rain per year to 80 inches of rain per year.

5 plants and animals in freshwater biomes

Animals- Ducks, Otters, Crocodiles, Catfish, and DragonFlys

Plants- Green river grasses, long stemmed water lilies, algae, duck weeds, and cat tails

Temperature in freshwater biomes

The temperature in freshwater biome range from 4 degrees Celsius (low) to 22 degrees Celsius (high). During the Winter time the temperature can be 0 degrees Celsius (ice) to 4 degrees Celsius on average.

Location of Freshwater biomes

Freshwater biomes are lakes, ponds, streams and rivers, and also puddles and ditches are considered freshwater biomes. These are located all over the world and can be found almost anywhere.