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Name: Kia B.
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Age: 16
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Date: 4/10/2003


Question:
What factors other the supply of oxygen, determine the survival of fish in a lake that is frozen over?



Replies:
Other environmental factors, like food supply, predators, etc. are at work winter as well as summer, but oxygen levels are the single prominent factor that is unique to the lake ecosystem when ice covered.

J. Elliott


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