Aquatic Environment

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The aquatic ecosystem is a major part of every day life including human life. The abiotic and biotic conditions affect aquatic as well as human life; and it can allow it to flourish or have a substantial negative impact. The abiotic factors of the aquatic ecosystem are light, oxygen, soil and temperature.

The abiotic factors determine whether it cause damages or thrives the aquatic ecosystem. Every species has a tolerance range that influences its health, speed of growth and reproduction system. The more elevated tolerance range the smaller amount of survival aptitude tolerance the aquatic system has to flourish.

“Light availability activities that increase erosion or stir up the bottom cloud the water and reduce light penetration.” The sun is a chief element to water, when the sun’s light reflects into water, it absorbs, supplements, and produces plants, living and non-living community underwater life. The light penetrated into the rivers or sea, it determines the life span of aquatic life. Light can penetrate transparent water better than murkier water, therefore providing more nutrients to the aquatic ecosystem allowing it to flourish. The murkier the water is the less supplements the community receives therefore an insufficient life span it crates.
Oxygen is another key substance in the aquatic region in determining the variety of organic life in the water. Fish, algae, corral, plant, and all marine life need oxygen to survive, a low tolerance of oxygen can be fatal and cause a multitude of bacteria in the aquatic ecosystem that can deteriorate its life span. “Oxygen, a product of photosynthesis, is greatest at the surface where the sea water is in contact with the atmosphere. The colder the water, the more oxygen ...

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...nds that may cure diseases. It equips food for the growing human population; it provides oxygen and lessens ozone and carbon dioxide in the air; geological components give rise and determine the presence and influences supply availability to human life and marine life.

“Over 1.4 million identified species live on earth, and experts estimate that as many as another 10 million to 100 million unidentified species may exist. About 200,00 species of plants and animals live in about 10 percent of the world’s known biodiversity richness.”

In conclusion the aquatic ecosystem is a major part of every day life including human life; while the abiotic and biotic conditions are a significant factors that allow it to flourish, thrive and reproduce or have a negative impact, the abiotic and biotic factors of the aquatic ecosystem are in control of the ecosystem progress.

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