Thursday, November 11, 2010

My favorite aquatic critters

1- Phytoplankton

·         Most phytoplankton is too small to be individually seen with the unaided eye.
·         They live in the upper layers of the ocean and which forms the basis of the marine food chain or web..

2- Zooplankton

·         Zooplankton are microscopic animals that eat other plankton.

3-Aquatic Macrophyte

·         Macrophyte is an aquatic plant that grows in or near water and is either emergent, submergent, or floating.
·         It provides cover for fish and substrate for aquatic invertebrates.


·         A fish is any aquatic vertebrate animal that is covered with scales, and equipped with two sets of paired fins and several unpaired fins”.
·         Most fish are "cold-blooded", or ectothermic, allowing their body temperatures to vary as ambient temperatures change”.

                ·         Crustaceans are a large group of arthropods.
               ·          They treated as a subphylum.


·         Mammals are animals which share a number of important traits that make them different from other animals.
·         They are warm blooded, gives birth to a live baby.

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