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Fish would die or would have adapted to freeze for a few months. : -}

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Q: How would life in a lake be affected if ice sank and lakes froze from the bottom up?
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Why is it a good thing that ice forms on the top of water first?

if it froze from the bottom up, it would not be able to melt (like in deep lakes) and the life on the bottom of the lake, pond etc. would die.

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