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Marine Ecology

Facultative symbiosis facultative crab and anemone

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Unformatted text preview: , e.g. human disturbance, temperature changes in the intertidal zone, changes in topography, Symbiosis: mutualism, commensalism, parasitism Mutualism- both benefit Commensalism- one benefits, the other isn’t affected Parasitism- one benefits, other is hurt Marine examples of symbiosis: cleaning stations, clown fish + sea anemone Obligate v. facultative symbiosis: Facultative- crab and anemone Obligate- tube worms and bacteria, the tube worm cannot digest and needs the bacteria to digest it. Predator- Prey Keep in mind, herbivores are technically preying on plants. Simple Food Chain Primary producer (i.e. seagrass) Primary consumer (i.e....
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