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The Euphotic Zone

Density Independent and Dependent Factors

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

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