Discover the importance, types, and threats to our aquatic habitats.
It's the water area that inhabits fish species and other aquatic organisms, along with the adjoining land region.
Mainly classified into freshwater and marine habitats based on salinity.
Habitats with less than one percent of saltiness like lakes, rivers, and wetlands.
Habitats with more than one percent saltiness such as seas, oceans, and coral reefs.
For shelter, breeding, and food. They play a vital role in maintaining fish populations.
Vital for environmental health, recreation, and resources for humans and wildlife.
Pollutants, low water levels, human activities, and climate changes are major threats.
Aquatic ecosystems are distinguished by living components like plants, animals, and microbes.
Aquatic habitats are under threat, and conservation is crucial for future generations.
Restoration, protection, planting trees, and preventing pollutants can help.
Aquatic habitats are essential for the environment, wildlife, and humans. Let's protect them.