Create an account
mutually beneficial symbiotic relationship (working together for the benefits of both organisms)
The Niche Concept
an organism has a role in a specific environment (i.e. territory/space, interactions, reproduction)
He took protists in a culture and let them reproduce. Alone the protists grew exponentially, but when together the aurelia did better than the other. Concluded that two species can not live in the same niche.
Competitive Exclusion Principle
no two species can occupy the same niche for extended periods of time
dividing up a niche so all species can survive (i.e changing how they look, live/eat different parts of same food, different times of year)
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together