||Pondweed grows completely submerged in shallow
water. It is rooted on the bottom.
shelter and food for a whole host of minibeasts such as tadpoles, Mayfly larvae and
Caddisfly larvae. Both of these types of animals are herbivores and will be feedling on
the weed, as well as sheltering in it. Great Diving Beetle and dragonfly larvae, as well
as Sticklebacks, are just some of the many small predators which will also be found here.