ecotone


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ecotone

(ē′kə-tōn′, ĕk′ə-)
n.
A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.

ecotone

the zone of distribution of an organism across the boundaries of which the individuals of a species become progressively fewer, less productive, and sometimes smaller.
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During the Holocene, drought was strong in the east and along the ecotones, whereas the northwest (Cheng et al.
Moreover, for the census 2000 period, population growth was more likely to have occurred in CBGs that had ecotone habitat than CBGs without ecotone habitat (p = 0.
Habitat and biology: Specimens were collected from the bases of grass tussocks and ferns in Afromontane grassland-forest ecotone habitats (Fig.
When you hunt along the weedline for dolphin, or along a color change for sailfish, you are hunting for a pelagic edge, typically an ecotone between open ocean and continental shelf water, the Sargassum algal boundary and open water.
Development of a spatial analysis method using ground-based repeat photography to detect changes in the alpine treeline ecotone, Glacier National Park, Montana, USA.
2) An ecotone is essentially an area of overlap, a transition zone where the resources of two or more ecosystems are available, and thus especially attractive to fauna with a diversified diet.
The Alabama population is surrounded by an ecotone with many Quercus and Carya species in a dry oak/hickory forest with limestone outcroppings.
The location [Price] picked is excellent because it is in a transition zone between the oak and pine forest and tropical lowlands called an ecotone, so palm trees grow next to pine and oak trees in this unique transzonal area.
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Shorebird migration at artificial fish ponds in the prairie-forest ecotone of Northwestern Arkansas.