Ecosystem A group of organisms and their physical environment All abiotic and biotic factors that found a location suitable to make or find their habitat
Freshwater Ecosystem TRIVIA: What would be an abiotic factor in this ecosystem?
Symbiosis a kind of partnership between two organisms in nature.
Commensalism a symbiotic relationship between two organisms in which one benefits and the other neither benefits nor is harmed.
Mutualism a symbiotic relationship between two organisms in which both benefit. Mutualism between ants, a caterpillar, and a flower in the American southwest. The caterpillar has a nectar organ which the ants drink from, the flower survives from the feeding caterpillar, and the ants provide protection for both the plant and the caterpillar.
Parasitism a symbiotic relationship in which one benefits(the parasite) and lives in or on another (the host, which is harmed) and takes nutrients.