Native Species

Science / Marine Biology / Native Species: A species that occurs naturally in an area (i.e. Is not introduced). Compare introduced species, invasive species.

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Native Noun Synonyms: innate, natal, inborn, natural, inherent, congenital, indwelling, inherited, hereditary, in the blood, intrinsic, constitutional
Native Adjective Synonyms: basic, first, best, original, exclusive
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Introduced Species

Science / Marine Biology / Introduced Species: An organism that has been brought into an area, usually by humans, where it does not normally occur. Introduced species often compete with and cause problems for native species. Introduced species are MORE

Invasive Species

Business / Agriculture / Invasive Species: Alien (non-native) species of plants, animals, and pests whose introduction causes or is likely to cause economic or environmental harm or harm to human health. Executive Order 13112, issued February MORE

Native Species

Science / Marine Biology / Native Species: A species that occurs naturally in an area (i.e. Is not introduced). Compare introduced species, invasive species. MORE

Sibling Species

Science / Marine Biology / Sibling Species: Closely related species that are so similar that they are nearly indistinguishable morphologically 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

Native Metal

Science / Geology / Native Metal: A natural deposit of a metallic element in pure metallic form, neither oxidized nor combined with sulfur or other elements. MORE

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