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DOMINANT SPECIES [1 record]

Record 1 2010-05-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Ecology (General)
  • Parks and Botanical Gardens
DEF

The species that predominates in an ecological community particularly when they are most numerous or form the bulk of the biomass.

OBS

dominant species: Term used by Parks Canada.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Écologie (Généralités)
  • Parcs et jardins botaniques
DEF

Espèce animale ou végétale la plus nombreuse dans un écosystème donné.

OBS

Terme en usage à Parcs Canada.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Ecología (Generalidades)
  • Parques y jardines botánicos
DEF

Especie que domina numéricamente una comunidad o que controla su hábitat.

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