intraspecific competition

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intraspecific competition

any limited competition within the same species population for a resource such as food. Not all members of the population may be negatively affected by the competition, resulting in differential ability to survive and reproduce (see FITNESS). see COMPETITION.
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Rarity of plumage colour aberrations in wild living birds is expected to be associated with decreased life expectancy resulting from increased rates of predation and intraspecific conflict (Holt et al.
YNP wolves were managed as a non-essential, experimental population, but lands within YNP are protected and relatively undeveloped; human-caused mortality was low compared to deaths caused by intraspecific conflicts (Mitchell et al.