What type of plants live in the river?
Similarly one may ask, what lives in the river?
Freshwater rivers are often home a wide variety of species from insects, to amphibians, reptiles, fish, birds and even mammals. Turtles, ducks, otters, crocodiles, catfish, dragonfly and crabs can be found in rivers all around the world, and the Amazon river is even home to the rare and pink, freshwater dolphin.
Beside above, what lives in a stream? Freshwater mussels, crayfish, and larval insects are often concealed in the rocks and mud, while snakes, lizards, salamanders, and frogs venture about near the stream in search of food and shelter.
Besides, what animals and plants live in freshwater?
Animals & Plants of the Freshwater
- Fish (common types are trout, salmon, and bass)
- Amphibians (frogs, toads, and salamanders)
- Birds (such as ducks, geeses, and swans)
- Insects (such as ticks, leeches, dragonflies, etc.)
What is a river environment?
A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river. In some cases a river flows into the ground and becomes dry at the end of its course without reaching another body of water.