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means relating to water
Water is a chemical substance with the chemical formula H2O. A water molecule contains one oxygen and two hydrogen atoms connected by covalent bonds. Water is a liquid at ambient conditions, but it often co-exists on Earth with its solid state, ice, and gaseous state . Water also exists in a...
; living in or near water or taking place in water
may also refer to:
- Aquatic animal
An aquatic animal is an animal, either vertebrate or invertebrate, which lives in water for most or all of its life. It may breathe air or extract its oxygen from that dissolved in water through specialised organs called gills, or directly through its skin. Natural environments and the animals that...
, either vertebrate or invertebrate, which lives in water for most or all of its life
- Aquatic ecosystem
An aquatic ecosystem is an ecosystem in a body of water. Communities of organisms that are dependent on each other and on their environment live in aquatic ecosystems. The two main types of aquatic ecosystems are marine ecosystems and freshwater ecosystems....
, environmental system located in a body of water
- Aquatic plant
Aquatic plants are plants that have adapted to living in aquatic environments. They are also referred to as hydrophytes or aquatic macrophytes. These plants require special adaptations for living submerged in water, or at the water's surface. Aquatic plants can only grow in water or in soil that is...
s, also called hydrophytic plants or hydrophytes, are plants that have adapted to living in or on aquatic environments
- Aquatic (album)
Aquatic is the third album by Australian improvised music trio The Necks released on the Fish of Milk label in 1994 and the Carpet Bomb label in the US in 1999. The album features two tracks, both titled "Aquatic", performed by Chris Abrahams, Lloyd Swanton and Tony Buck with the addition of Steve...
, 1994 album by the Australian experimental jazz trio, The Necks
- Aquatics, another name for water sports
- Freshwater ecosystem, an earth aquatic ecosystems
Limnology , also called freshwater science, is the study of inland waters. It is often regarded as a division of ecology or environmental science. It covers the biological, chemical, physical, geological, and other attributes of all inland waters...
, the study of inland waters
- Marine biology
Marine biology is the scientific study of organisms in the ocean or other marine or brackish bodies of water. Given that in biology many phyla, families and genera have some species that live in the sea and others that live on land, marine biology classifies species based on the environment rather...
, the scientific study of organisms in the ocean or other marine or brackish bodies of water
Oceanography , also called oceanology or marine science, is the branch of Earth science that studies the ocean...
, the study of marine environments