Types of Habitat

Length: 10 minutesAuthor: kingsleyComplexity: Easy

<!-- wp:paragraph --> <p><strong><mark style="background-color:rgba(0, 0, 0, 0)" class="has-inline-color has-vivid-cyan-blue-color">Types of Habitats</mark></strong></p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>There are basically three types of habitat. They are</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:list {"ordered":true,"type":"lower-roman"} --> <ol style="list-style-type:lower-roman"><!-- wp:list-item --> <li>Aquatic habitat</li> <!-- /wp:list-item --> <!-- wp:list-item --> <li>Terrestrial habitat and</li> <!-- /wp:list-item --> <!-- wp:list-item --> <li>Arboreal habitat</li> <!-- /wp:list-item --></ol> <!-- /wp:list --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>1.         <strong>Aquatic (Water) Habitat: </strong>This habitat refers to water environment. Organisms found in this habitat are called aquatic organisms. There are three types of aquatic habitat:</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>(a)       Fresh water habitat: This is further divided into lotic (running water of rivers, spring, streams, etc.) and lentic (stagnant water of lakes, ponds, swamps, dams, etc.). Examples of animals that live here are tilapia fish, crabs, frogs, crocodile etc.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>(b)       Marine habitat: These are made of oceans, and seas with salt (salinity). Examples of animals in this habitat are whales, octopus, dolphins, weeds etc.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>(c)       Estuarine habitat: This refers to the river mouths where salt and fresh water meet. Examples of such areas are bays and lagoons. The organisms found here are periwinkles and lobsters, etc.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <figure class="wp-block-image size-full is-resized"><img src="https://www.primacyebooks.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/Aquatic-plants.jpg" alt="Aquatic plants" class="wp-image-20342" style="width:328px;height:auto"/><figcaption class="wp-element-caption">Aquatic plants</figcaption></figure> <figure class="wp-block-image size-full"><img src="https://www.primacyebooks.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/Aquatic-Animals.jpg" alt="Aquatic Animals" class="wp-image-20343"/><figcaption class="wp-element-caption">Aquatic Animals</figcaption></figure> <div class="sign-up-notice-after-excerpt-two" style="background-color:powderblue;"> You are viewing an excerpt of this lesson. Subscribing to the subject will give you access to the following: <ul> <li>The complete lesson note and evaluation questions for this topic</li> <li>The complete lessons for the subject and class (First Term, Second Term & Third Term)</li> <li>Media-rich, interactive and gamified content</li> <li>End-of-lesson objective questions with detailed explanations to force mastery of content</li> <li>Simulated termly preparatory exams</li> <li>Discussion boards on all lessons and subjects</li> <li>Guaranteed learning</li> <li>Win great prizes for topping the <a href="https://www.primacyebooks.com">Primacy Ebooks</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="sensei-message info"></div>

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