ecological niche

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Noun1.ecological niche - (ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species)
bionomics, environmental science, ecology - the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
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As the researchers write, "The model presented in this work could be applied to many examples of invasion fronts in which the indigenous population and the invasive one compete for space in a single biological niche, both in natural habitats and in microbiological assays.
Soil's underappreciated biological niche gets an in-depth look in this informative illustrated guide.
It is no surprise that a species so programmed for survival once dominated a biological niche that spanned 3,000 meandering miles (4,825 kilometers) from Colorado to Texas.

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