Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 44 - 44.1 - Concept Check - Page 980: 2


Freshwater is too dilute and too variable for osmoconformity to be viable.

Work Step by Step

The ion concentration in freshwater is extremely low. Such an electrolyte level in a living organism would likely be fatal.
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