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Can you name the Lake Zones and Boundaries?

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

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