11.18: Fresh Water Ecosystems Difficulty Level: Basic Created by: CK-12 Estimated3 minsto complete % Progress Practice Fresh Water Ecosystems MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress Estimated3 minsto complete % Estimated3 minsto complete % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English aphotic zone Zone in open water that is too deep for light to penetrate. bog Wetland with soggy soil. limnology Study of freshwater bodies and the organisms that live in them. littoral Zone near a shoreline where light can penetrate. marsh Shallow wetland with grasses and reeds, but there no trees; water may be fresh, saline, or brackish. photic zone Zone in open water that is shallow enough for light to penetrate. swamp Low-lying wetland where water moves very slowly and oxygen levels are low. wetlands Lands that are wet a large amount of the time. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Describes freshwater ecosystems such as lakes, wetlands, and swamps. Learning Objectives None Related Materials Fresh Water Ecosystems Difficulty Level: Basic Authors: Dana Desonie, Ph.D. Tags: limnology littoral zone marsh (3 more) SCI.ESC.820.L.2 swamp Wetlands Subjects: science Earth Science Concept Nodes: SCI.ESC.820 (Fresh Water Ecosystems) Grades: 6 , 7 Date Created: Jan 04, 2013 Last Modified: Aug 29, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.