Slow moving waters - biota of rivers, Biology

Slow Moving Waters - Biota of Rivers

The habitat of a slowly moving part of the river is very different from the one just described. Here the water flow is comparatively slow and so current is less.

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Figure: Slow Moving Waters Organisms

As a result the erosive power of the water is greatly reduced, resulting in the deposition of smaller sediments on the bottom, instead of being carried away by the stream.

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