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10.6: Fresh Water Ecosystems

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limnology

The study of freshwater bodies and the organisms that live in them.

marsh

A shallow wetland with grasses and reeds, but there no trees. Water may be fresh, saline, or brackish.

swamp

A low-lying wetland where water moves very slowly and oxygen levels are low.

wetlands

Lands that are wet a large amount of the time.

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