Consider the following water bodies:

  1. Lakes
  2. Rivers
  3. Wetlands
  4. Vernal pools

Which of the above is/are example(s) of lentic ecosystem?

Answer: [C] 1, 3 and 4 Only

River is a type of lotic ecosystem. A Lotic Ecosystem has flowing waters. Examples include: creeks, streams, runs, rivers, springs, brooks and channels. A Lentic Ecosystem has still waters. Examples include: ponds, basin marshes, ditches, reservoirs, seeps,lakes, and vernal / ephemeral pools.

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