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biotope

[′bī·ə‚tōp]
(ecology)
An area of uniform environmental conditions and biota.
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The European pond turtle is a protected species of Slovak fauna, listed among the amphibia and reptiles of Slovakia that are critically endangered.There are several reasons for its decline, mainly unfavourable climate factors, disruption of natural biotopes, human activities and competition with other species for habitat and food.
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antillarum were collected in hardground biotopes (fringing reef), whereas L.
nitedula in different forest biotopes. Food is a fundamental factor determining the state of any species (Magomedov & Magomedov 2008) and at the same time, the structure of woody shrub vegetation could be no less important in one or another part of the forest (Likhachev 1972).
Considering the importance of testate amoebae in the various biotopes and the lack of studies related to these protozoa, especially in the state of Rio de Janeiro, current study evaluates the composition and species richness of testate amoebae in a coastal stream in the southeastern region of Rio de Janeiro.
Biotope structure analysis identifies and classifies different ecologically valuable biotopes in urban landscapes (Lovenhaft et al.
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It provides an overview of Saudi Aramco's sustained efforts in studying the marine environment and complements an earlier Saudi Aramco publication, Biotopes of the Western Arabian Gulf.
The specifications, crucial for effective data-sharing, cover 25 themes, including land cover, land use, natural risk zones, atmospheric conditions, meteorological geographical features, sea regions, habitats and biotopes, energy and mineral resources and safety.
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