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fresh water

[¦fresh ′wȯd·ər]
(hydrology)
Water containing no significant amounts of salts, such as in rivers and lakes.
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In fresh water species, after taking a meal, a mature female Argulus will leave its host and began to lay eggs in rows on any hard, submerged surface.
Also, a large fraction of land and fresh water species may risk extinction and a warming climate is projected to reduce wheat, rice and corn yields.
Among the fresh water species carps are the back bone of Indian freshwater aquaculture comprising around 90% of the total fresh water fish production (FAO 2008).