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- Fundamental niche of a species is the range of all the environmental conditions (abiotic) where the species can survive and reproduce without any interaction from other species (biotic). The potential distribution modeled for the species, Heteromys catopterius, corresponds to the species' fundamental niche as it represents the set of ideal conditions (abiotic) where the species can maintain a population. The presence of disjunct areas of potential distribution where the species are not seen could be due to unsuitable conditions as a result of species' competitors presence in the area or species presence at lower altitude. Some of the areas might lack records of the species because of insufficient sampling. Based on the map, most species are within the borders of the national parks in the higher altitudes, thus one would conclude that they are protected from predators. However, this species can be seen outside of the borders as well, suggesting that they might not be adequately protected. As global warming increase, I would predict this species niche area will decrease and it's presence will increase at the higher altitude, towards the poles (colds) in the next fifty years.
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- Dec 03, 2018 at 10:42pm