Freshwater biome

By: Iman, Adrain, Hunter, Robert

Freshwater Biome

Fresh water is naturally occurring water on the earths surface in Ice Sheets , Ice Caps, Glaciers, Icebergs, bogs, ponds, lakes, rivers, Streams and underground groundwater in Aquifers and underground streams.

Freshwater animals and plants

Freshwater Fish are those that spend some or all of their lives in fresh water, such as rivers and lakes, with a salinity of less than 0.05%. These environments different from marine conditions in many ways, the most obvious being the different in levels of salinity. For the fish to survive in freshwater they need physiological adaptions like breathing with gills. Freshwater plants include: Amazon sword, Acorus Calamus, Alisma Gramineum, Alternanthera Bettzickiana.

Where is Fresh water?

Freshwater is everywhere

Ex: Iquazu falls, Niagara falls, Great lakes, Chattahoochee river

Dangerous elements of Freshwater

Drowning, pollution, Dangerous animals, Boating Accidents, Bacteria in the water, Germs.

Freshwater temperature

Freshwater temperature's all around the world can range between -10 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit depending on where they are located

Freshwater activites

Boating, swimming, Canoeing, Fishing, Diving, snorkeling