BIOL2060 - Lecture 32 - Nov 28, 2013

Non cen ait pas 4 rocky interdidal also known as the

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Unformatted text preview: li”? non, c’en ait pas 4 @ rocky interdidal = also known as the foreshore and seashore and sometimes referred to as the littoral zone, is the area that is above water at low tide and under water at high tide (in other words, the area between tide marks). [WIki] area can include What stabilizes communities? y different types of Hypothesis: Strong top-down interactions stabilize itats, with many communities s of animals, such tarfish, sea urchins, numerous species -Bob Paine (1960s) oral. -Hypothesized that All species must thus be predation by the starfish able to cling to something Pisaster maintains diversity So… there is large within rocky intertidal competition for space communit...
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