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Unformatted text preview: Identify the group of organisms that provide photosynthate to corals. Identify the main commodities that zooxanthellae and corals each provide to, and receive from, the other. Identify the main commodities that ants and ant-defended plants each provide to, and receive from, the other. Identify the main commodities that corals and crustaceans each provide to, and receive from, the other. Predict how the net benefit of a protective mutualist would depend on the abundance of the predators or herbivores against which it provides protection. Predict generally how the net benefit from an organism to a partner mutualist would depend on environmental conditions. Explain linkages among the above. Reading: Chapter 15. Introduction. Required . Plant mutualisms. Required . Coral mutualisms. Required . Evolution of mutualism. Not required. Investigating the evidence. Not required. Applications. Not required. Summary. Required ....
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