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taxis

response to change in light of heat

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migration

directed movement of birds, under genetic control

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operant conditioning

trial and error learning

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habituation

simplest form of learning, involves a stimulus

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imprinting

ducklings follow their mother

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classical conditioning

Pavlov's dogs

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visual communication

displays of courtship or aggression

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maturation

required before some innate behaviors can manifest themselves

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key stone

a species that a community heavily relies on, plankton

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dominant species

have the most biomass in a community

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primary consumers

eat the producers directly

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secondary consumers

eat the primary consumers

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inhibition

presence of an existing species squanders another's

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facilitation

arrival of a new species makes life easier for another

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mutualism

when two species interact in a way that benefits each other

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commensalism

when one benefits, the other is neutral

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autotroph

produces food for itself

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producer

produces food for others

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tertiary consumers

eat secondary producers/consumers

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biological magnification

swordfish and mercury