Priority Habitat - Eutrophic Standing Waters

The Eutrophic standing waters priority habitat includes standing water bodies larger than 1 ha in size, so there is some overlap with the Ponds priority habitat. Eutrophic lakes have high alkalinity and high levels of nutrients. Standing waters of this priority habitat include those that are naturally eutrophic, as well as those that have become eutrophic as a result of human action.

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