Where the Aquatic Species Are!
This webpage is a starting point for understanding and exploring the aquatic species that inhabit specific habitats in the Edwards Aquifer of Central Texas. There are many unique species that have evolved in very speficic habitats within the aquifer system. Explore them here!
Click on the different habitats below to learn more about them:
Webpage authored by Thomas Ryan, M.S., Aquatic Resources, Texas State University and The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment.
Other resources about aquatic species and karstic habitats:
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department on endangered species in the Hill Country
Edwards Aquifer Authority - webpage on aquatic ecosystem monitoring