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Ecology

TermDefinition
Another word for producer autotroph
Describe producer/autotroph makes their own food using light
Another word for consumer heterotroph
Describe consumer/heterotroph requires a food source/ eats other organisms
Three types of heterotrophs Carnivore, Omnivore, Herbivore
Carnivore eats meat
Omnivore eats plants and meat
Herbivore eats plants
Predation predator/prey relationship
competition fighting for resources
parasitism one organism benefits and the other is harmed
mutualism both organisms benefit from the relationship
commensalism one organism benefits and the other is neither helped nor harmed
trophic level the levels within a food chain
All organisms get their food directly or indirectly from the __________ sun
Limiting factors factors that restrict the size of a population
carrying capacity number of organisms a particular species is capable of surviving
energy pyramid energy and biomass decrease as you go up the pyramid
10% rule 90% of energy is lost every step up the energy pyramid (plants = 100%, primary consumer = 10%, secondary consumer = 1%, tertiary consumer = 0.1%)
food chain a series of organisms that eat one another to obtain energy
food web many food chains that intersect
nich role and position a species has in its environment including how it meets its needs for food and shelter
food chain/food web arrows point in which direction towards who is eating the food (mouse ------>snake) The snake is getting the energy
Created by: lwebber
 

 



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