Zoo 571 (Animal Ecology and Pollution)

Contents: Introduction, ecology of individuals: organisms limiting factors, important a biotic factors, dispread Population ecology; structure and diversity; biomass system population regulation, interspecific competition, community and ecosystem ecology: zoogeography, aquatic ecological zones in Saudi Arabia, ecological relationship between plankton and nekton in marine, fresh water and estuarine habitats, effects of ecological factors on aquatic animals and their media, aquatic community stratification, productivity, methods and measurements and primary productivity, pollution and pollutants, ozone layer pollution, heavy metals, oxides, sage and hydrocarbons pollution, pesticides and physical pollution.

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