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Unformatted text preview: abundant resources tend to reach higher densi:es than those that u:lize rare or sparse resources –  e.g. herbivores more common than carnivores •  body size correlates strongly with maximum densi:es –  small organisms reach higher densi:es than larger organisms •  highly social species can reach very high densi:es –  humans, social insects •  low densi:es tend to be seen in –  new species (e.g. plant hybrid species) –  species on the verge of ex:nc:on...
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This note was uploaded on 10/02/2013 for the course BIO 201 taught by Professor True during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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