Lab 14: Aquatics

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Lab 14: Aquatics
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  1. ________ is the study of the interactions between organisms and their environment.
    Ecology
  2. nonliving factors in an environment; include temperature, rainfall, humidity, light, oxygen, and carbon dioxide
    abiotic factors
  3. living factors in an environment; include parasites, prey, predators, and competitors
    biotic factors
  4. A ________ is a group of organisms that can breed with one another and have viable offspring.
    species
  5. ________ include all the individuals in all of the groups that live near each other and belong to the same species.
    Populations
  6. ________ include several populations of different species that live together in an area.
    Communities
  7. ________ are all the communities in a given area and the environment that affects the communities.
    Ecosystems
  8. To organize or rank organisms by name, a hierarchy of categories known as the ________ is used.
    Linnaean hierarchy
  9. The hierarchy goes Kingdom, ________, ________, ________, ________, ________, Species (King Phillip Came Over For Good Soup)
    Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus
  10. Linnaeus produced a system that was based on ________ ____________, which refers to the rules followed when giving a name to an individual organism.
    binomial nomenclature
  11. In any still water ecosystem there are distinct areas where organisms can be found. The ________ habitat is the plant matter at the top of the water column. The ________ habitat include the entire water column while the ________ habitat is the entire basin of the pond/lake.
    periphyton; pelagic; benthic

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