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Disucssion on Interspecific Competition

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Question: Name another type of interspecific competition besides exploitative and interference competition. Describe an example of this type of interspecific competition.

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1. Name other type of interspecific competition besides exploitative and interference competition. Describe an example of this type of interspecific competition.
Interspecific competition is the competition between different species. It is the competition from other species for one or more of the same limited resources of food, sunlight, water, soil, nutrients, or space. See also fundamental niches. Whereas, intraspecific competition is the competition between members of the same species
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You asked for other types of interspecific competition besides exploitation and interference completion:
o Interference competition: For example, organism seek a shared and limited resource actively harm one another (also known as contest competition)
• A form of competition that involves a fight or other active interaction among organisms.
• For example, where food is the scarce resource, deer and wolves fight for the same scare resource, such as rabbits. They may even kill each other for the rabbit.
o Exploitative competition: the utilization of a shared resource that is in short supply (also known as resource or scramble competition). The idea that whoever gets ...

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