biotic diversity in freshwaters [photo]

Figure 16: Biotic Diversity in Freshwaters Vascular Plants [a-d] a. water lily, b. many-head rush, c. foxtail; Mirophyllum- d. bladderwort ; Ultricularia- Microalgae [e-h]: e. Green Alga Stigeoclonium, f. Green Algae - Micrasterias, Staurastrum & Xanthidium, g. Diatom – Cymbella, h. Cyanobacterium – Lyngbya; Protozoa & Metazoa [i – l]: i. Amoeba, j. Rotifer - Habrotrocha, k. Cladoceran – Bosmina, l. Copepod – Cyclops; Macroinvertebrates [m – p]: m. mayfly nymph, n. Diving bell spider, o. damselfly larvae, p. amphipod from groundwater; Fish [q – t]: q. Brook Trout, r. mudskipper, s. Neon tetra, t. American Paddlefish; Other Vertebrates [u – x]: u. Broad-Shelled River Turtle, v. Green Pygmy Goose, w. Orange-thighed tree frog, x. Asian small-clawed otter. 1

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