Lake condition in which nutrient levels are between eutrophic and oligotrophic levels. A mesotrophic lake has fairly good water quality and may be used for recreational activities.
Describes a lake of moderate photosynthetic productivity.
Describes an aquatic system somewhere between eutrophic (nutrient enriched) and oligotrophic (nutrient poor).
refers to a region with moderate concentrations of nutrients and moderate biological productivity (compare eutrophic and oligotrophic)