Freshwater life zones are Aquatic systems where water with a dissolved salt Concentration of less than 1\% by volume accumulates on or Flows through the surfaces of terrestrial biomes. Examples include standing (lentic) bodies of fresh water such as lakes, ponds, and inland wetlands and flowing (lotic) systems such as streams and rivers. Compare biome.

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