What is a biome?

What is a biome?

Definition of biome : a major ecological community type (such as tropical rain forest, grassland, or desert) : a major type of community of distinctive plants and animals living together in a particular climate and physical environment

What is the bibiome?

biome – a major biotic community characterized by the dominant forms of plant life and the prevailing climate. biotic community, community – (ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other.

What are land-based and water-based biomes?

Land-based biomes are called terrestrial biomes. Water-based biomes are called aquatic biomes. Temperatures, precipitation amounts and prevalent organisms characterize the biomes of the world. Terrestrial biomes include tropical rainforests, temperate forests, grasslands, deserts, tundra, taiga, savanna and chaparral.

What are the terrestrial biomes of the world?

Terrestrial biomes include grasslands, deserts, tropical forests. Freshwater biomes include polar freshwaters, large lakes, tropical and sub-tropical coastal rivers, temperate coastal rivers and much more.