What is the climax community in a hydrarch succession?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 days ago

What is the climax community in a hydrarch succession?
 
(a) Rooted-submerged plants
 
(b) Free-floating angiosperms
 
(c) Forest
 
(d) Scrub
 
This question was posed to me during a job interview.
 
This question is from Ecosystem topic in portion Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

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Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 days ago

Right answer is (c) Forest
 
Easy explanation: The sequence of successional stages occurring in water is known as hydrarch succession or hydrosere. The climax community in a hydrosere is a forest. It consists of various trees such as Acer, Quercus, etc.