Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 44 - 44.1 - Concept Check: 2

Answer

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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