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HABITAT AND TYPES OF HABITAT

HABITAT AND TYPES OF HABITAT

Habitat can be defined as the natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organism

Types of habitat

There are 4 types of habitat namely:

1) Marine habitat: The marine habitat is the largest of all habitats. The seas, oceans, and bay have occupied about 70% of the earth surface



2) Fresh water habitat: it is the smallest of the three primary environments.

It contains many more kind of animals than does the terrestrial habitat



3)Estuarine habitat: in estuarine habitat

Estuarine or brackish zone is formed in those regions where a river meets a sea.

Note: At high tides such habitat experience maximum salinity and salinity decreases during low tide and period of heavy rain



4)Terrestrial habitat: of all the three major types of habitat, terrestrial habitat is the most variable.

In altitude it ranges below sea level to mountain peaks more than 28,000 feet in height

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