Aquatic ecosystem An estuary mouth and coastal waters, part of an aquatic ecosystem. An aquatic ecosystem is an ecosystem located in a body of water. Communities of organisms that are dependent on each other and on their environment live in aquatic ecosystems. The two main types of aquatic ecosystems are marine ecosystems and freshwater ecosystems. What is an aquatic ecosystem? Aquatic systems are those that contain plants and animals that predominantly depend on a significant amount of water
health and strength throughout my study period. I would like to express my sincere appreciation to my academic supervisors Dr. George Morara Ogendi and Dr. Wilkister Nyaora Moturi for their inspiring guidance, assistance, supervision, encouragement, tolerance, devotion and support to all my endeavors during the study and in the preparation of this thesis. I pass my gratitude to Egerton University Division of Research and Extension for providing me with the much needed funds to carry out the research.
base). Common examples include acetic acid (in vinegar) and sulfuric acid (used in car batteries). Acid/base systems are different from redox reactions in that there is no change in oxidation state. Acids can occur in solid, liquid or gaseous form, depending on the temperature. They can exist as pure substances or in solution. Chemicals or substances having the property of an acid are said to be acidic. Types of Acids 1. Mineral Acids- Sulfuric acid, nitric acid 2. Sulfonic Acids- Ethanesulfonic