Springs and Rivers

Alyssa Cabrera, Jasmyn Esparza

Introduction

Producers
  • Blackgum
  • Cat tail
  • Grass
  • Water lettuce
  • Alligator weed
Consumers
  • Alligator
  • Fish
  • Snakes
  • snapping Turtle
  • Beaver
  • Manatee
  • Dragon Fly
  • Otter
Decomposers
  • Snail
  • Slug

What does it look like:

Springs occur when water pressure causes a natural flow of ground water onto the earth surface. A big stream of natural flowing into a lake the sea or some sort of stream. A spring

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Abiotic Factors

  • The current
  • Temperature
  • Oxygen
  • Substrate

Biotic Factors

  • Bacteria
  • Insects and other invertabrates
  • Fish and other vertebrates
  • Plants

Snapping Turtle (Full Name)

Kingdom:Animalia

Phylum:Chordata

Subphylum:Vertebrata

Class:Reptilia

Order:Testudines

Family:Chelydridae

Genus:Chelydra

Human Impact

Good Impacts


  • Protect animals such as the manatee link below
  • And sets up campaigns to help keep them clean



Bad Impacts

  • Humans often leave trash in springs and rivers.
  • Invasive secies species rival the native species that make their home in teh springs and rivers.