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The Euphotic Zone

Density Independent and Dependent Factors

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Characteristics of The Euphotic Zone
Plants and Animals
Density Independent and Dependent Factors
Parasitism, Mutualism, Coevolution
Trophic Levels
Cycles
Human Interaction
Biodiversity

Density Independent Factors

  •  Weather
  •  Natural disasters

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Density Dependent Factors

  • As population increases the rate of growth is slowed by density dependent factors either by increasing the death rate or decreasing the birth rate

  • Predation, disease, intraspecifc (within a species) competition and interspecific competition