competitive exclusion

To: "Philip Veerman" <>, "John Leonard" <>
Subject: competitive exclusion
From: "Alan Gillanders" <>
Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2006 12:03:04 +1000
Philip wrote: Why should it be that it is necessary for one species to use an environment differently from another, whilst competition between individuals of a species is still extreme?

I would think that this is when it is most likely that species will utilise the resources differently. It is also when there would be the greatest evolutionary pressure on the species as intraspecific competition is at its peak.

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