# Biology

Which of the following properties of water would be most important in protecting a fish in a shallow pond
on a hot summer day?
the low density of water in the solid phase
water’s high specific heat
water’s solvent properties

Help? I can't tell which one this is!

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1. The answer is waters high specific heat. the specific heat is a measure of how well a substance resists increasing temperature. the higher the number, the better it is at resisting that heat. So on a hot day, the water wont just cook the fish

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