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swamp

(Science: ecology) spongy land, low ground filled with water, a wooded area having surface water much of the time.


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Re: Mangrove Swamps

Mangrove - found at estuary (which means it receives inputs from regular tidal flushing and from fresh streams, rivers) --> High salinity - Water logged soil --> Anaerobic conditions and Soft substratum Adaptions of animals - Against anaerobic conditions, some insects may have specialized bre...

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by janet121
Fri May 04, 2012 9:33 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Mangrove Swamps
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Views: 11105

Re: Mangrove Swamps

Another reason for the depletion of these ecosystems is shrimp farming, although it's more human caused than anything. In regards to the survival of the mangroves. Water and nutrient input from the mainland is also important for the survival of this tree species since the saltwater doesn't carry all...

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by marknitro
Wed Nov 02, 2011 8:31 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Mangrove Swamps
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Wetlands

... wide variety of animals. They are also breeding areas for disease-transmitting pests such as mosquitos and this is the reason so many wetlands or swamps near cities were drained.

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by JorgeLobo
Sat Oct 22, 2011 6:24 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Wetlands
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Re: Mangrove Swamps

i believe all climatic changes are influential regardless of their typology. And its true, mangrove environment deserve better destiny.

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by Nina666
Mon Aug 08, 2011 12:50 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Mangrove Swamps
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Why Cnidaria swim?

... I'm working on some questions in zoology, and this is one of them: What is "The use" of a swimming stadium among Cnidaria (and also swamps) ? I think the answear is that becouse of a polyp- colony is single- sexual, they have to produse medusa, if they want to get some kind of gentic ...

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by ManBearPig89
Wed Mar 24, 2010 2:47 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Why Cnidaria swim?
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