the study of living things and their ecosystem
ecology
livingthings
biotic
non living things
abiotic
all species that live and interact in the area
community
a group of individuals of the same species in the same area
population
a group of organisms that are closely related and produce fertil offspring
species
biotic and abiotic factors in an enviornment
ecosystem
role of population in a ecosystem
niche
where orgaisms live
habitat
gets energy from dead organisms
decomposers
gets eaten by preditor
prey
eats other organisms
consumer
eats only plants
herbivore
only eats animals
carnivore
eats meat and plants
omnivore
bottom of food web
plankton
organisms that eat other organisms
predator
another word for plant
producer
relation between two species that both benefit
mutualism
organism that makes food by using energy from sunlight
autotroph
relation between two species neither benefited or harmed
commensalism
relation between two organisms. one benefited, the othe harmed
parasitism
harbors a parasite
host
when organisms fight for the same limited recourses
competition