Aquatic Biomes

Aquatic Biomes: One of the most essential requirements of life is water. It is available in plenty in the rivers, ocean, large lakes and ponds. Various ecologically essential factors which control and regulate the aquatic life are oxygen content, salinity, temperature, pressure, light, tides and water currents. The aquatic life is of three categories. These are plankton, nekton and benthos. Plankton is the collective name for passively floating or drifting organisms. Plankton is formed of mostly microscope plants (phytoplankton) such as algae and animals (Zooplankton) such as protozoans, tiny crustaceans, insect eggs and larvae. Large floating plants (Wolfia, Salvinia, Pistia, … Continue reading Aquatic Biomes