Here you will learn all about freshwater biomes!
Want to learn about freshwater biomes and what they're all about? Then you've come to the right place! Maybe you don't know what a freshwater biome is? Freshwater biomes are all bodies of water which, obviously, contain freshwater. These include lakes, ponds, rivers, streams, and wetlands. Freshwater biomes also include all the organisms, plants, and animals that live in those bodies of water. (Freshwater Biome, par 1,6,7)
This picture is an example of a freshwater biome in the form of a waterfall.
Location and Climate
This is a map of where the freshwater biomes are located around the world.
In ponds, the annual tempertaure varies. In the summer it can be as cold as 4 degrees Celsius to as warm as 22 degrees Celcius. In the winter it can be between 4 degrees Celcius and 0 degrees Celcius, which is the freezing point (Biomes of the World, par 6). Streams, rivers, and wetlands annual temperatures are too various to have a range.