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Lecture 7

Lecture 7

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Department
Biology
Course
BIOL 4150
Professor
Andrew Mac Dougall
Semester
Fall

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Population Ecology Lecture NotesLecture 7Dispersal Those processes by which a species maintains or expands the distribution of a population Dispersal mostly fails except when constraints liftedDispersal Limitation Potential habitat that could support 1 but constraints on dispersal prevent occupation Advantages to Dispersal1gene flow2reduced competition with parents3reduced exposure to your parental competitors4Locate more optimal habitatDisadvantages1Suboptimal habitat sink populations2Metabolically expensive to produce offspringDispersal Strategies1rtype large numbers low parental careLarge failure rate but low costPoor competito
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