Lake Zones and Boundaries

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DescriptionZone / Boundary
Volume of water where algal photosynthesis is (diurnally) greater than algal respiration.
The volume of water where there is net respiration.
Surface mixed (turbulent) layer in lakes that exhibit a vertical temperature stratification.
Near shore zone, dominated by macrophytes, lower end characterised by lower limit of plants.
Deeper, cooler layer of a stratified lake. Unmixed, respiration dominates.
Limit of light and therefore photosynthesis and plant growth.
Open water region.
Deep region of stratified lakes. Used to refer to deep-water sediments and their biota (benthos).
Bottom of the lake where nothing grows.
The layer through which there is an abrupt temperature gradient.

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