An organism that was over hunted because it could not fly and did not run away
Blue Footed Booby
An organism whose populations are so low that they are in danger of becoming
An organism who is not necessarily abundant in a community but has a strong
influence on maintaining the balance of the ecosystem.
When an organism is no longer found in a localized region it is said to be
Large islands close to the mainland have higher levels of _______________
compared to small islands far from the mainland
A non-native species that causes economic or environmental harm
An example would be if a road were built through a forest
A community is dominated by two species that make up 76% of the individuals.
This community would have low what?
Illegal hunting of animals is also known as
The two requirements for this thing is that it has a high diversity and that
diversity must be threatened
In a stream habitat, mayfly larvae only exist in clean, healthy streams.
Mayflies would be classified as what type of organism?
A company dumps 5 tons of arsenic into a local lake. This would be an example of
what specific threat to species?
The variety of traits within a population
All living things existing in a given area
Earthworms are known for burrowing in the sediment and mixing soil layers so
that nutrients are distributed through. Without this process, vegetation would
run out of nutrients at the surface and fail to grow. Earthworms would be
classified as what type of organism?
A community has a Shannon Diversity Index of 1.67 after 18 different species
were found in that ecosystem. The ______________ of this community is equal to
In 1995, the bald eagle was upgraded from “endangered” but was still protected
by the Endangered Species Act because it was classified as what type of species?
This organism was over hunted for their ivory tusks
A bulldozer comes along, levels a forest and builds a parking lot over it. What
type of threat to species would this be classified as?
A species found in one location and one location only, such as Madagascar.