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(Science: ecology) A body of standing water which is smaller than a lake, often artifically formed.


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Amoeba, Paramecium, Diatom

... or false feet, they surround the prey and trap it in tiny drop of water forming food vacuole. I think Paramecium are found in freshwater ponds, lakes, streams, rivers and puddles. Some can even live in the bodies of animals or in most soil. Paramecium use cilia for movement which are ...

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by Ayeshaa
Thu May 10, 2012 3:14 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Amoeba, Paramecium, Diatom
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Amoeba, Paramecium, Diatom

... or false feet, they surround the prey and trap it in tiny drop of water forming food vacuole. I think Paramecium are found in freshwater ponds, lakes, streams, rivers and puddles. Some can even live in the bodies of animals or in most soil. Paramecium use cilia for movement which are ...

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by Ayeshaa
Tue May 08, 2012 2:31 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Amoeba, Paramecium, Diatom
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Effect of Chemical spillage on ecology

... when are railways in national parks? Anyway, pond A should be OK, pond B will be probably contaminated due to the connection. The contamination of ponds C and D is questionable with C having higher chance to be contaminated. All the birds will be probably contaminated.

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by JackBean
Mon Nov 21, 2011 7:51 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Effect of Chemical spillage on ecology
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Views: 4054

Effect of Chemical spillage on ecology

... Figure 1 Chemical X spilled into the river and onto the riverbank on the right (grey arrow). The river is surrounded by four small fish ponds (A-D), as well as waterbird habitat (shaded areas). Fish pond B is connected to the river by underground water flow, and the waterbird habitat ...

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by biologynewhand
Mon Nov 21, 2011 12:21 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Effect of Chemical spillage on ecology
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Re: bacteria and fungi in pond water

... several different micro-organisms. While some types of bacteria are harmful, most are beneficial to the wildlife and plant life that inhabit ponds. Without certain types of bacteria, ponds would become overridden by algae and other fungi, which would render their water cloudy and putrid. ...

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by sara135
Tue Jul 12, 2011 12:03 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: bacteria and fungi in pond water
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