Freshwater vs Saltwater

By: Julianna Gonzalez & Claudia Jacinto

Salt Water

  • Whales, dolphins, seals, plankton, algae, sea-cactus
  • Ocean
  • 3.5% (35 g/L or 599mM)
  • Whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions, jellyfish,
  • density is greater than fresh water because of its salinity level 0.3 degrees Celsius

Fresh water

  • Water lilies, algae, duckweed, otters
  • Lakes and ponds
  • Nearly 0 salt water
  • Otters, frogs, snakes,ducks, crocodiles
  • Pure water is neutral, temp. 65 F to 75 F, density at the surface 1.025 kg/1
  • There are over 700 different species of fish that live in a fresh water biome