Species distribution is not to be confused with dispersal, which is the movement
.... of its own species, and thus can affect the distribution of specific rival species.
May 7, 2009 ... Species with such distributions are known as cosmopolitan species. ... Through
dispersion organisms can evade the competitive influence of ... the dispersal
process ends in death because colonization does not take place.
When an organism desperses, their global distribtion is increased. Thus, the
expansion of the distribution relies on the dispersion of the organism.
•Community ecology deals with the whole array of interacting species in a ... •
Natural range expansions show the influence of dispersal on distribution.
Dec 8, 2014 ... The forces governing the dispersal of organisms are either vectorial (directed ...
Dispersion may also be affected by the interrelationship of species with one ...
The irregularities of most distribution patterns are simplified in the case of life ... at
least during the past 10,000 years, has been human influence.
Jun 12, 2012 ... Biotic interactions and their dynamics influence species' relationships to ...
dispersal capacity, history, and biotic interactions, that each vary in time and ... by
the regional species pool, which itself does not only depend on the ...
Population densities of both species were strongly related with overall density of
seed ... on seed resources (extent of seed harvesting) than did other rainforest
frugivores. ... 1.7.2 Potential positive effects of seed dispersal and predation .
Jul 18, 2011 ... If there were no limits on dispersal, every species could potentially be distributed
... but may instead influence the distribution of an important resource (e.g. insect
.... Second, those who study large-scale biogeography do not ...
And how does population structure in turn influence evolved dispersal behavior?
... Individual dispersal is driven in part by the spatial distribution of resources and
.... Under what conditions should individuals of migratory species skip migration ...
We then describe how these aggregations influence organism distribution,
oceanic .... However, shear does not induce feeding behavior, and additional
cues (e.g. .... Many intertidal and benthic marine species have a planktonic larval