Keystone Species

Science / Marine Biology / Keystone Species: A predator at the top of a food web, or discrete subweb, capable of consuming organisms of more than one trophic level beneath it

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Keystone Noun Synonyms: necessity, crux, linchpin, basis, principle, foundation, cornerstone
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Species Of Constituent

Science / Tides and Currents / Species Of Constituent: A classification depending upon the period of a constituent. The principal species are semidiurnal, diurnal, and long-period. MORE

Species Packing

Science / Biology / Species Packing: The phenomenon in which present-day communities generally contain more species than earlier communities because organisms have evolved more adaptations over time. MORE

Species Diversity

Science / Biology / Species Diversity: The number of living species on Earth. MORE

Species Abundance

Science / Marine Biology / Species Abundance: The total number of individual of a species within a given area or community. Compare species richness. MORE

Species

Business / Agriculture / Species: Species represent the lowest and most important of the primary groupings used in classifying plants, animals, and microorganisms. While no single definition applies to all organisms, biologists rely p MORE

Species Richness

Science / Biology / Species Richness: The number of species present in a community. MORE

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