W09_L19_competitionII

Evolution performance how might interspecific

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Unformatted text preview: of resource partitioning? Performance Time period 1 prey size Start with 2 species with high niche overlap and assume resource use is genetically controlled prey size Performance Time period 2 prey size How might interspecific competition cause the evolution of resource partitioning? Performance How might interspecific competition cause the evolution of resource partitioning? Performance Start with 2 species with high niche overlap and assume resource use is genetically controlled Start with 2 species with high niche overlap and assume resource use is genetically controlled prey size Individuals of the red species that eat small prey will have reduced fitness relative to those that eat large prey because they experience strong interspecific competition Individuals of the red species that eat large prey will have increased fitness relative to those that eat small prey because they experience weak interspecific competition prey size Individuals of the blue species that eat small prey will have greater fitness relative to those that eat large prey because they experience weak interspecific competition Individuals of the blue species that eat large prey will have reduced fitness relative to those that eat small prey because they experience strong interspecific competition How might interspecific competition cause the evolution of resource partitioning? Performance Start with 2 species w...
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