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Unformatted text preview: In aquatic systems Light Nutrients Especially potassium, nitrogen, and iron In terrestrial systems Sunlight Temperature Water Use efficiency Nutrients Animals need nutrients too Small intestine Where nutrient absorption takes place Herbivory vs. carnivory vs. omnivory Gut specializations Hindgut/ forgut fermentation Coprophagy Mineral needs Especially in the spring time for herbivores...
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2010 for the course BISC 302 taught by Professor Walsh during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.
- Spring '08