Unformatted text preview: Knowledge goals: Define an ecological community. List some of the interspecific interactions discussed during this lecture. Explain why two species with the same food requirements usually cannot coexist in the same habitat (competitive exclusion principal) and provide one example. What are some predator adaptations? What are some prey adaptations? Why are we interested in mutualisms? What is a keystone species? Be able to recognize the interactions in a food chain or web. Draw a food web. Why is it important to understand food webs and chains? What happens when humans disrupt them? What is so bad about invasive species?...
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- Spring '10
- Ecology, Apex predator, edition Important figures