Species Interactions

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MrsPerry
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Species Interactions
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2010-06-04 03:58:17
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Species Interactions defns
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  1. a biological interaction that is beneficial to both parties
    mutualism
  2. an association in which one organism lives on or in the body of another organism, from which it obtains its nutrients
    parasitism
  3. an interaction between two populations of animals in which one hunts, captures, and kills the other for food
    predation
  4. an interaction between two organisms where one organism benefits but the other is unaffected
    commensalism
  5. a form of predation in which an organism consumes principally autotrophs such as plants
    herbivory
  6. close and often long-term interactions between different biological species
    symbiosis
  7. an interaction that occurs when 2 or more organisms require the same resources
    competition

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