Ch. 57 BIO Final

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Ch. 57 BIO Final
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  1. States that two species competing for the same limiting resource(s) cannot coexist in the same niche
    Competitive exclusion principle
  2. The differentiation of niches, both in space and time, that enables similar species to coexist in a community
    Resource partitioning
  3. (camouflage)- makes prey difficult to spot- the blending of an organism with the background color of its habitat
    cryptic coloration
  4. Warning coloration that advertises an organism's unpalatable taste
    Aposematic coloration
  5. The resemblance of a species (the mimic) to another species (the model) also secures protection from predators
    - What are the 2 types?
    Mimicry
  6. What type of mimicry is when a harmless species mimics a harmful species
    Batesian mimicry
  7. What type of mimicry has two or more harmful species that resemble each other
    Mullerian
  8. (+/+)- an interaction that benefits both species
    Mutualism
  9. (+/0)- an interaction where one species benefits and the other is not affected- difficult to document in nature because close association likely affects both species
    Commensalism
  10. Model that loss of available energy to higher tropic levels in the food web (food chain), nitrogen limitation hypothesis
    bottom-up model
  11. successful biological control- in terms of regulation population size
    top-down model

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