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Living and non-living organisms in an environment
natural environment for an organism-where it lives
The role an organism plays in its ecosystem
an organism, usually an animal, that feeds on plants or other animals
an animal or other organism that feeds on dead organic matter.
the study of interactions between organisms and their environment, including other organisms
an organism, usually a bacterium or fungus, that breaks down the cells of dead plants and animals into simpler substances.
An ecological pyramid illustrating the energy flow within an ecosystem.
a series of organisms related by predator-prey and consumer-resource interactions; the entirety of interrelated food chains in an ecological community.
an assemblage of two or more populations of different species occupying the same geographical area
a. the assemblage of a specific type of organism living in a given area.
b. all the individuals of one species in a given area.