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What Is A Niche? | Ecology & Environment | Biology | FuseSchool

what_is_a_niche? An ecological niche is a role an organism or population plays in an ecosystem Each species has a different set of adaptations and so they do not directly compete for all the same resources of the species. They have their own niche. So lots of different species can coexist because they occupy different niches. […]

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Biodiversity Informatics Training Curriculum: Ecological Niche Model Thresholding

Welcome to another installment of the biodiversity informatics training curriculum. This module treats thresholding ecological niche models. Essentially, this is a part of the process that doesn’t generally take place within the modeling algorithm, so this is a step in the process where ideally you as the user will interact directly with the model output, […]

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The Ecological Niche and the Competitive Exclusion Principle

Welcome again today we begin on the Caribbean island of Tobago looking at hermit crabs these animals have very unusual lifestyles they seek out empty shells of snails and other animals as potential homes as the crab grows it needs to seek out larger shells apart from house hunting hermit crabs must escape predators seek […]

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