The simple answer is - they don't. The "balance" to which you refer is just a matter of where things settle out. While the various species are "balancing", some may die out in the environment, some may thrive, some may overpopulate to a detrimental level. The point at which the population levels of the various species stops changing is basically the balance point. It all depends on the resources available and the fitness of each species for obtaining the resources it needs to survive and reproduce. If conditions change, during a drought for example, then the species are going to go through that balancing process again. Some might die out. Heck, they might ALL die out. Different species might thrive. In other words, there is no guarantee that nature will support a given balance of species within a certain environment. Predator/prey, mutualism, and parasitism (and commensalism, etc.) are strategies species use to try to make themselves more fit and able to survive and reproduce.
Depending on conditions, some of these strategies are more beneficial than others.
the mutualism,parasitism,commensalism,predator or prey,and competition!
The 4 symbiotic relationships are Mutualism, Commensalism, Parasitism, and Predator/Prey. :)
the predator cleans the producer in an ecosystem to maintain the balance of ecosystem.
The jaguar does not participate in any symbiotic relationships (parasitism, mutualism, commensalism). However, the jaguar is a keystone predator, which essentially means that it helps limit the populations of various animals. Since the jaguar preys on over 80 species of animals, it is a vital keystone predator with a fundamental job in restricting the population growth of the mammals on which it preys in its ecosystem.
Animals can experience competition (niches overlap), predation (predator kills and eats prey), parasitism (parasite feeds off of host), mutualism (both organisms benefit) , and commensalism (one organism benefits while the other is neither helped nor harmed). Hope that helps!
The three forms of symbiosis are mutualism, commensalism, and parasitism. Mutualism describes the interaction of two organisms in a way that is beneficial to both of them. Commensalism describes the interaction of two organisms in a way that benefits one and neither harms nor helps the other. Parasitism describes the interaction of two organisms in a way that benefits one and harms the other. So, the difference from predation is clear in regards to mutualism and commensalism. Predation differs from parasitism in that predation involves a larger creature claiming the life of another for its benefit, whereas parasitism typically involves smaller creatures and may or may not require the victim to die.
by safeguarding that the producers i.e. plants don't have too much stress put on them by the herbavores
An ecosystem with a variety of predators is more stable than an ecosystem with only one predator. This is because if the one predator dies then there is an unbalance in the tiers below the predator.
Bears are the top predator in thier ecosystem.
an octopus' role in the ecosystem is a predator
There are five different kinds of symbiotic relationships:Mutualism, where both species benefitCommensalism, where one species benefits, the other is unaffectedParasitism, where one species benefits, the other is harmedCompetition, where neither species benefitsNeutralism, where both species are unaffectedPredation, one of the animal is the predator and the other one is the prey.what are the 4 symbiotic relationship and their meaningThe 3 main kinds of symbiotic relationships are:Mutualism- both organisms benefit,Commensailsm- one organism benefits, the other is harmed, helped, or affected, andParasitism- one organism benefits, the other is harmed.Examples:Mutualism- honeybee and flowerCommensalism- arctic fox and caribouParasitism- puppy and roundworm
A symbiotic relationship involves 2 species livingtogether. Mutualism is when both benefit. Commensalism is when one benefits without harming the other. Parasitism is when one species benefits while harming--but not killing--the other. An example of parasitism would be a tick on a dog. If the dog died, it would stop pumping blood for the tick to consume. In predator-prey relationships, most often one party must die for the other to benefit.
It is a predator
It's the predator.
A squids role or job in its ecosystem is as a predator and as prey. The role when it is predator is to keep their food source at or under the carring capacity.
no, because the worm dies. it is just predator and prey
A predator eats the prey and the predator that ate the prey will be eaten by the predator and it will keep on going on!
The answer depends on your ecosystem.
a dolphins contribution to its ecosystem being a secondary predator and preserving balance
It is a predator and it helps keep the number of herbivores in its ecosystem in check.
Typically, the species that it ate overpopulate, and the ecosystem is disrupted.
It is when a frog eats the bugs, and then the bugs population goes down. To the above answer: That's Predator/Prey. Not mutualism. An example of mutualism would be deer eating the weeds, and in turn the weeds don't suffocate the plants of the rainforest.
They are decomposer, producer, predator, consumer, prey I'm not to sure about prey and predator it cud be scavenger and predator instead!!
The relationship in the ecosystem if a pond frog catches a fly on his tongue is predator and prey. The frog is the predator and the fly is its prey.