At-RiskPopulationsintheGulfofMexico.docx

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decreasing / steady- -]. --Question 10. Describe the effect of the lowered _ carrying capacity (Kahn Academy, n.d.) _ [use the same term as in questions 7 and 8 above] on the growth of the dolphin population. Is the population likely to be increasing, decreasing or steady? Why?-- The lowered carrying capacity will cause a decrease in the dolphin population. Like the dolphins, their food source will also experience fatal contact with the oil, and their own food source will also diminish. (Kahn Academy, n.d.) . © Copyright 2017 College for America at Southern New Hampshire University. All rights reserved.
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Consider the Environment, After the Spill Report --Question 11. Is this an example of a density-dependent or density-independent regulating factor? Explain.-- This is an example of a density-dependent regulating factor. As the dolphin’s food sources decrease and become scarcer, the dolphin population will also decrease (Kahn Academy, n.d.) . References Common Bottlenose Dolphin. (n.d.). Retrieved from ?source=A-to-Z Khan Academy. (n.d). Population ecology: The Texas mosquito mystery. Retrieved from - 2/v/crash-course-ecology-02 Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle. (n.d.). Retrieved from Oil Spill Impacts on Sea Turtles. (2016). Retrieved from - Do/Protect-Habitat/Gulf-Restoration/Oil-Spill/Effects-on-Wildlife/Sea-Turtles.aspx Pappas, S. (2012, July 20). BP Oil Spill May Have Contributed to Dolphin Deaths, Study Finds. Retrieved from Note: The effects of the oil spill on these two species are real, but the data are hypothetical. The Free Dictionary. (n.d.). Retrieved from - dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/cohort © Copyright 2017 College for America at Southern New Hampshire University. All rights reserved.
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  • Fall '18
  • Karen Gana
  • Population Ecology, Kemp's Ridley, Sea turtle, Deepwater Horizon oil spill

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