Rheophile

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A rheophile is an organism that prefers to live in fast moving water.

Examples of rheophilic animals[edit]

Insects[edit]

Birds[edit]

Fish[edit]

Molluscs[edit]

Amphibians[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Hynes, H.B.N. 1970. Ecology of Running Waters. Originally published in Toronto by University of Toronto Press, 555p.