Biology Ecology Review
Terms in this set (17)
Do parasites usually kill their hosts?
A harmless species that resembles a poisonous species is an example of what?
Non-mutual symbiotic relationship between species where a parasite benefits at the expense of a host.
Interaction between organisms, populations, or species in which birth, growth, and death depend upon gaining a share of limited environment.
An association between two organisms in which one benefits and the other derives neither benefit nor harm.
Symbiosis that is beneficial to both organisms involved.
Interaction between two different organisms living in close physical association, typically to the advantage of both.
A large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat.
A biome characterized as a swampy, coniferous forest that typically has a cold climate.
A biome characterized containing tall trees a lot of rainfall; typically humid climate.
A biome characterized as a forest that goes through all four seasons.
A biome that is freezing year-round; treeless.
An area in a body of water that is exposed to sufficient sunlight.
An area in a body of water exposed to little to no sunlight; underlies photic zone.
Organisms that serve as a crucial food source to aquatic organisms.
A body of water with high biological productivity; can support many aquatic plants.
A body of water that has high oxygen content and has sparse growth of plants.