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Kingdom Monera

Moneran- Organisms that are single celled without a nucleus.

Example one:

Scientific name: Anabena azolla

This type of Moneran or bacteria lives at the surface of quiet lakes and ponds through out tropical and temperate regions.




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Anabena azolla
Example two:

Scientific name: Nostoc pruniforme

Nostoc prunifore is a moneran found at the bottom of lakes, springs and on moist rocks.





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picture of Nostoc pruniforme colonies( group of Nostoc pruniforme growing toghter)



Kingdom Protista
Protist- protist are single celled with a nucleus.

Example one:

Scientific name: Actinosphaerium, Actinosphaerium eichhorni

This type of protist lives on the surface of calm lakes or ponds in any temperature zone.

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An Actinosphaerium


Example two:

Scientific name: Ciliatea

This type of protist are most common in freshwater especially frequent in lakes and rivers.



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Different kinds of Ciliata

Fungi
Fungi:
Multi-celled organisms with no chlorophy and absorb nutrients for food

Example one:

Scientific name: Agaricus xanthodermus

Common name: yellow-staining mushroom

Description on where it lives: It lives through out North America and Europe.Usually in places close to source of water.



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Agaricus xanthodermus


Example two:


Scientific name: Amanita phalloides

Common name: Death Caps


Description of where it lives: Near any large enough body of water lakes, ponds, oceans, ect....



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This is a "Death Mushroom."





Plants

Plants: Multi-celled organisms with cell walls and chlorophyll

Chlorophyta

Ulva lactuca
Ulva lactuca



Description of where it lives: it live world wide in almost every body of water.










Kingdom:
Plantae

Division:
Chlorophyta

Class:
Ulvophyceae

Order:
Ulvales

Family:
Ulvaceae

Genus:
Ulva

Species:
lactuca



Cat tails



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Typha also known as cat tails


Description of where it lives: Typha live on the edge or inside freshwater lakes or ponds.


Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Poales
Family: Typhaceae
Genus: Typha
Species: Typha latifolia


Pinus albicaulis


A group of whitebark Pines
A group of whitebark Pines

Description of where it lives: Pinus albicaulis also know as a whitebark pine is located in the mountains of the western united states and canada.


Kingdom:

Plantae

Division:

Pinophyta

Class:

Pinopsida

Order:

Pinales

Family:

Pinaceae

Genus:

Pinus

Subgenus:

Strobus

Species:

albicaulis



Takakia Ceratophylla




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Takakia Ceratophylla


Decription of where it lives: Takakia Ceratophylla lives around lakes and in very dark and moist areas.


Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Bryophyta
Class: Takakiopsida
Order: Takakiales
Family: Takakiaceae
Genus: Takakia
Species: T. ceratophylla



Marsilea quadrifolia



Marsilea quadrifolia
Marsilea quadrifolia



Description of where it lives: It is found in central and southern Europe, Caucasia, western Siberia, Afghanistan, sw India, China, Japan and North America at the bottems of lakes and ponds.










Kingdom:
Plantae

Division:
Pteridophyta

Class:
Pteridopsida

Order:
Salviniales

Family:
Marsileaceae

Genus:
Marsilea

Species:
quadrifolia


Charophyta





Closterium lunla
Closterium lunla


Desriction of where it lives: It is a microscopic plant that lives in fresh water lakes all over the world
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Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Charophyta
Class: Zygnemophyceae
Order: Desmidiales
Family: Closteriaceae
Genus: Closterium
species: lunula





Plagiochila




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Plagiochila underwater


Decription of where it lives: Plagiochila lives underwater and can live in either fresh or salt water.


Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Marchantiophyta
Class: Jungermanniopsida
Order: Jungermanniales
Family: Plagiochilaceae
Genus: Plagiochila
Species: Plagiochila asplenioides

Animals




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Amerrican Beaver












Description of where it lives: they live near fresh water in Canada, the US,Mexico,Argentina, and Tierra del Fuego. The reason it is able to live in Arentina and Terra del Fuego is because it has adapted to it's temerate forests.

The america beavers are herbivors



Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Chordata

Class:

Mammalia

Order:

Rodentia

Family:

Castoridae

Genus:

Castor

Species:

canadensis


Comon name: Amerian beaver
scientific name: Castor candensis





Bullfrog









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Bullfrog



Description of where it lives: Bullfrogs live next to lakes, swamps, and bogs usually right on the edge.


Bullfrogs eat whatever they can stuff down their throat. Which means they are Omnivorous.



Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Ranidae
Genus: Rana
species: R. catesbeiana




Common name: American Bullfrog







Python



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A Python





Description of where it lives: Pythons live usually by lakes or rivers in Africa.



Pythons are Carnivors. They eat anything that they can overpower and kill.


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Pythonidae
Genus: Python
species: P. regius


Common name: Pythons
Goldfish



 Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus



description of where it lives: This type of goldfish is native to East Asia. It lives in every slow moving body of water and prefers freshwater to saltwater even though it can live in both.

The Feeder goldfish is an omnivore.





Kingdom:
Animalia

Phylum:
Chordata

Class:
Actinopterygii

Order:
Cypriniformes

Family:
Cyprinidae

Genus:
Carassius

Species:
auratus

Common name: Feeder Goldfish
scientific name: Carassius auratus
Green Hydra



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Description of where it lives: Green Hydra is found on the underside of underwater plants in still waters.


Green Hydra is a herbivore.




Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Cnidaria

Class:

Hydrozoa

Order:

Hydroida

Family:

Hydridae

Genus:

Hydra

Species:

viridis
Common name: Green Hydra
Scientific name: Hydra viridis

Freshwater jellyfish

Freshwater jellyfish
Freshwater jellyfish



Description of where it lives: It is found throughout the world in bodies of fresh water.
The freshwater jellyfish is a carnivor because it eats zooplankton

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Hydrozoa
Order: Limnomedusae
Family:
Animalia
Genus: Craspedacusta
species: sowerbyi

common name: Freshwater jellyfish
Scientific name: Craspedacuista sowerbyi






Water Skaters




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A mating Water Skater



Description of where it lives: Water skaters live in lakes, ponds, and some rivers.

This Water skater is a Omnivor

Kingdom: Animilia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: insecta
Order: Hemiperta
Family: Gerridae
Genus: Gerris
Species: Gerris sp.

Commmon name: Pond Skater







Gyrodactylus salaris
Gyrodactylus salaris


Desciption of where it live: This flatworm is a parasite that lives in freshwater salmon.

The salmon killer is a carnivore





Kingdom:

Animalia


Phylum:

Platyhelminthes


Class:

Monogenea


Order:

Monopisthocotylea


Family:

Gyrodactylidae


Genus:

Gyrodactylus

Species:

salaris

common name: salmon killer
scientific name: Gyrodactylus salaris

Shortnose gar



Shortnose gar
Shortnose gar


description of where it lives: The shortnose gar lives in freshwater rivers and lakes

Shortnose gar are carnivores.




Kingdom:
Animalia

Phylum:
Chordata

Class:
Actinopterygii

Order:
Lepisosteiformes

Family:
Lepisosteidae

Genus:
Lepisosteus

Species:
platostomus

Common name: shortnose gar
scientific name: Lepisosteus plaosomus






Snapping Turtle





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A Common Snapping Turtle



Description of where it lives: The Common Snapping Turtle lives near and around lakes, ponds, and rivers.

Snapping Turtles are Omnivors


Kingdom: Animilia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Chelydridae
Genus: Chelydra
species: C. serpentina


Common name: Common Snapping Turtle






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Description of where it lives: Leach´s Bithynia is a freshwater snail that lives in clean, calcium-rich water, which is slow-running and thickly weeded.
Bithynia leachii is a carnivore




Kingdom:
Animalia

Phylum:
Mollusca

Class:
Gastropoda

Order:
Neotaenioglossa

Family:
Bithyniidae

Genus:
Bithynia

Species:
leachii

Common name: Leach´s Bithyn


Dragonflies






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This a/n Macromia Marganita



Description of where it lives: This type of dragonfly its main habitat is around lakes and rivers.

This type of dragonfly is a carnivor


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Family: Corduliidae
Genus: Macromia
species: M. margarita

Common name: Dragonflies




Mandarin Duck



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This is a Mandarin Duck


Description of where it lives: This type of duck lives in and near lakes, ponds, and rivers.

This Duck is a Carnivor

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Genus: Aix
species: A. galericulata


Common name: Ducks



Great Blue Heron


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A Great Blue Heron on a large bolder


Description of where it lives: This type of Heron is found in fresh and saltwater marshes, mangrove swamps, flooded meadows, lake edges, and other shorelines.

This type of Heron is a carnivor

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Ardeidae
Genus: Ardea
species: A. herodias

Common name: Egrets or Bitterns




Largemouth Bass




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A Largemouth Bass


Description of where it lives: This type of bass lives in only freshwater but most other basses can live in both fresh and saltwater.

This bass is a omnivor

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopteygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Centrarchidae
Genus: Micropterus
species: M. salmoides

Common name: Largemouth Bass

Water deer




Water deer
Water deer


Description of where it lives: Water deer are most commonly found by rivers but have also been knowen to live near marshes, wetlands and lakes.
Water deer are hervibores

Kingdom:
Animalia

Phylum:
Chordata

Class:
Mammalia

Order:
Artiodactyla

Family:
Cervidae

Subfamily:
Hydropotinae

Genus:
Hydropotes

Species:
H. inermis
Common name: Water deer

Bala shark

Bala shark
Bala shark

Description of where it lives: Bala sharks are found in large and medium-sized rivers and lakes.

Bala sharks are carnivores





Kingdom:
Animalia

Phylum:
Chordata

Class:
Actinopterygii

Order:
Cypriniformes

Family:
Cyprinidae

Genus:
Balantiocheilos

Species:
melanopterus


Common name: Bala shark




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Description of where it live: The Pouched lamprey is a lamprey that can live can live in either fresh or saltwater.

The Pouched lamprey is a carnivore.


Kingdom:
Animalia

Phylum:
Chordata

Class:
Cephalaspidomorphi

Order:
Petromyzontiformes

Family:
Petromyzontidae

Subfamily:
Geotriinae
Genus:
Geotria
Species:
australis

Common name: Pouched lamprey






Non-parasitic Lamprey
Non-parasitic Lamprey

Description of where it lives: Unlike other lampreys the Non-parasitic Lamprey can not live in saltwater.

It is a carnivore


Kingdom:
Animalia

Phylum:
Chordata

Class:
Cephalaspidomorphi

Order:
Petromyzontiformes

Family:
Petromyzontidae

Subfamily:
Mordaciinae

Genus:
Mordacia

Species:
praecox

Common name: Non-parasitic Lamprey





Lesser Siren
Lesser Siren

description of where it lives: The Lesser Siren is an aquatic salamander found inlakes in the eastern united states, and in northern mexico.


Kingdom:
Animalia

Phylum:
Chordata

Class:
Amphibia

Subclass:
Lissamphibia

Order:
Caudata

Family:
Sirenidae

Genus:
Siren

Species:
intermedia

Common name: Lesser Siren






Nicaragua shark
Nicaragua shark





description of where it lives: The Nicaragua Shark is a freshwater shark that lives only in lake Nicaragua.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Carcharhinidae
Genus: Carcharhinus
species: nicaraguensis

Common name: Nicaragua Shark


Zebra Mussle




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These are Zebra Mussles on the bottom of a lake.



Description of where it lives: Zebra Mussles live on rocks in lakes.

Zebra Mussles are a omnivor

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Veneroida
Family: Dreissenidae
Genus: Dreissena
species: D. polymorpha

Common name: Zebra Mussles





Spiny--Headed Worms







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Spiny--Headed Worms killing a bluefish


Description of where it lives: This worm lives closer to the shore and only live in Russian lakes.

This worm is a carnivor because it lives on blood

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Acanthocephala
Class: Palaeacanthocephala
Order: Echinorhynchida
Family: Displosentidae
Genus: Diplosentis
species: Deplosentis Amphacathi

Common name: Spiny--Headed Worms



Parachordodes modestus




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A Parachordodes modestus


Description of where it lives: This Roundworm lives on the bottom of lakes

This roundworm is a carnivor

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Nematomorpha
Class: Nectonematoida
Order: Gordiaiden
Family: Chordodidae
Genus: Parachordodes
species: Parachordodes modestus Spiridonov

Common name: Hair worms



Tubifex tubifex


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Pictures of Tubifex tubifex

Description of where it lives: This is a segmented worm that lives in the lakes, rivers, and oceans.

This segmented worm is a omnivor

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Annelida
Class: Clitellata
Order: Oligochaeta
Family: Tubifcidae
Genus: Tubifex
species: T. tubifex

Common name: Sludge Worm, Sewage Worm, or Lime Snake









































































































































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