Freshwater Ecosystem: an ecosystem in water with less than 0.5 parts per thousand of dissolved salts.
Hawaiian Translation: Kaiaola O Ka Wai (also term for aquatic water ecosytem)
Lakes, ponds, rivers and streams are freshwater ecosystems. The Hanalei River on Kauai is a freshwater ecosystem that is home to the o’opu, a prized fish.
For more, go to:
- http://www.mbgnet.net/salt/coral/index.htm (Go to Freshwater ecosystems)
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