predation pressure
noun Date: 1942 the effects of predation on a natural community especially with respect to the survival of species preyed upon

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • predation pressure — noun : the effects of predation on a natural community especially with respect to the survival of species preyed upon * * * Ecol. the effect of predation upon a population, resulting in the decrease in size of that population. [1940 45] * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • predation pressure — Ecol. the effect of predation upon a population, resulting in the decrease in size of that population. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • pressure — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Late Latin pressura, from Latin, action of pressing, pressure, from pressus, past participle of premere Date: 14th century 1. a. the burden of physical or mental distress b. the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Predation — For alternative meanings of predator and prey, see Predator (disambiguation) and Prey (disambiguation). Predating can also mean dating earlier than : see wiktionary:predate. Indian Python swallowing a small Chital deer at Mudumalai National Park …   Wikipedia

  • Dingo — For other uses, see Dingo (disambiguation). Dingo Australian dingo Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Cambrian explosion — The Cambrian explosion or Cambrian radiation was the seemingly rapid appearance of most major groups of complex animals around Ma|530, as evidenced by the fossil record. [http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/cambrian/camb.html The Cambrian Period] ]… …   Wikipedia

  • Seabird — This article is about the animal. For the alternative rock band of the same name, see Seabird (band). The Sooty Tern is highly aerial and marine and will spend months flying at sea, returning to land only for breeding.[1] Seabirds (also known as… …   Wikipedia

  • Procellariidae — Taxobox name = Procellariidae image width = 250px image caption = Cape Petrel Daption capense regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Procellariiformes familia = Procellariidae familia authority = Leach, 1820 subdivision ranks …   Wikipedia

  • Ecology of the San Francisco Estuary low salinity zone — The low salinity zone (LSZ) of the San Francisco Estuary and Delta represents a highlyaltered ecosystem. The region has been heavily re engineered to accommodate the needs ofwater delivery, shipping, agriculture, and most recently, suburban… …   Wikipedia

  • Gray Wolf — Taxobox name = Gray Wolf fossil range = Late Pleistocene Recent status = LC status system = iucn3.1 trend = stable status ref =IUCN2006|assessors=Mech Boitani|year=2004|id=3746|title=Canis lupus|downloaded=2006 05 05 Database entry includes… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”