Biology as Poetry: Ecology

Bacteriophage Ecology Group

Interspecific Interactions

Ecological phenomena that arise within communities but not within populations.

That is, community ecological interactions that are not considered by population ecology because communities consist of multiple species whereas populations consist of only a single species. See by contrast intraspecific interactions.

Interspecific interactions include:

Note that these categories are not mutually exclusive but instead can overlap to various degrees.

Video (Wanders a bit and is truncated, but provides an introduction to the very basics of interspecific interactions)

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