blackwater


blackwater
1) very soft water, rich in humic acids and poor in nutrients with minimal transparency. pH is around 3.5-4.8 and colour is stained by tannins. Found in tropical areas especially and supporting a distinct fish fauna. Called cedar water in the eastern U.S.A
2) water with human, animal and food wastes

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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