biocoenosis

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biocoenosis

, biocenosis
a diverse community inhabiting a single biotope

biocoenosis

[‚bī·ō·sə′nō·səs]
(ecology)
A group of organisms that live closely together and form a natural ecologic unit.
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I have never seen anyone actually use a biodiversity index to calculate it for a given biological community.
Interrelationships between vent fluid chemistry, temperature, seismic activity and biological community structure at a mussel-dominated deep-sea hydrothermal vent along the East Pacific Rise.
Below our feet and out of sight lies a dynamic, diverse and abundant biological community.
Its goal is to make the results of large-scale computer simulations more accessible to the biological community.
While it's not unusual to find a few small eels in colder water deep beneath the surface, it is unprecedented to find hundreds or perhaps thousands of eels dominating the biological community around a hydrothermal vent.
We provide two examples of ecologic indicators that can improve our understanding of these inherent problems: a) the use of photopigments as indicators of the interactive effects of nutrients and hydrology, and b) biological community approaches that use multiple taxa to detect effects on ecosystem structure and function.
Mastering Perl for Bioinformatics' by James Tisdall covers the core Perl language and many of its module extensions, presenting them in the context of biological data and problems of particular interest to the biological community, according to the book's publisher, O'Reilly.
The measure of resilience in a biological community is its diversity.
As such, says Melissa Jenkins, forester for the Caribou-Targhee National Forest, whitebarks determine numerous other species' ability to persist within a biological community that doesn't allow much latitude.
Fortunately, different species are affected by different pollutants, so the composition of a river's biological community provides valuable clues as to what contaminants are present and in what quantity.
My model will generate hydrological data, which the biologists will add to their own information on biological community structure, abundance, behaviour and so on,' Costelloe says.

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