intraspecific

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intraspecific

[¦in·trə·spə·′sif·ik]
(biology)
Being within or occurring among the members of the same species.
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Beyond its obviously detrimental effect upon our power to detect population-level trends, this variation is interesting because it indicates that even with very low intraspecific competition for resources, individual foxes still had large differences in their resource utilization as indicated by the habitat composition of their home ranges.
These indices presumably reflect the negative feedback in nutrition from increased intraspecific competition for food resources at increasing moose density and indicate if competition is reduced as density declines.
The observed shell thickness-density dependence was expected for a mussel such as Perumytilus purpuratus that forms multilayered matrices (beds) and shows strong intraspecific competition with increased packing (Alvarado and Castilla, 1996; Guinez, 1996; Briones and Guinez, 2005; Guinez et al.
Both areas are mainly shallow with a sandy/muddy bottom and a large number of microhabitats, such as islands, rocky coasts and mangroves, which increase biological diversity and can therefore minimize the individual costs of living in large groups, such as intraspecific competition.
We further hypothesized that diets of elk would differ between high- and low-density populations of elk, and palatable species of high-quality forage would be more common in elk diets at low population density, because of low intraspecific competition for forage.
when intraspecific competition would be high, which may have prevented a high recapture rate of small A.
Few studies have provided evidence for intraspecific competition in spiders (but see Wise, 1983; Wagner and Wise, 1996; Chen and Wise, 1999; Miyashita, 2001; Reed et al.
aegypti could undergo intraspecific competition in certain scenarios, such as low volume containers, which would promote density-dependent interactions among individuals.
Intraspecific competition among blackbrush (Coleogyne ramosissima) seedlings in a controlled environmental glasshouse.