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"List two important types of symbiosis, and define and provide an example of each."

"Define detritus feeders and decomposers, and explain their importance in ecosystems."

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"List two important types of symbiosis, and define and provide an example of each."

(1) Commensalism - refers to an interaction between two living organisms, where one organism benefits and the other is
neither harmed nor helped.
Ex. Remora and sharks. The dorsal fin of the remora (a bony fish) is modified into a sucker with which it forms a
temporary attachment to the shark. When the shark feeds, the remora picks up
scraps. The shark makes no attempt to prey on ...

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Types of symbiosis with examples of each and the importance of detritus feeders and decomposers in ecosystems.

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