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Aquatic dictionaries and glossaries

Glossary of terms frequently used in aquatic ecology and lake management literature.

Aquatic, Wetland and Invasive Plant Glossary. Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants, University of Florida IFAS.

Glossary of Aquatic Vegetation Terms. Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Glossary of Aquatic Ecological Terms. Environmental Protection Agency. John E. Mathews.

Glossary of Invasive Species Terms. Suite 101. Alan Sorum.

This includes terms about animals and plants that are exotic or not native to their current “home”.

Glossary of Lake and Water Terms. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

Glossary of Terms for Aquatic Macroinvertebrates. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. 

This includes terms about animals with no backbone that can be seen with the naked eye.