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Ecology: Indices to calculate species overlap in a community?

If you only care about direct overlap, this sounds like a case for classical correlation coefficients. These answer you whether a high abundance of Species A coincides with a high abundance of Species ...
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What could be a refuge in host-parasitoid models

The most typical situation is a size refuge, i.e. prey/hosts that are too large or too small to attack (or possibly too small to be useful) are not attacked, or are attacked less, than hosts that are ...
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Refuge impact on growth rate

The answer to this depends a lot on what kind of question you're asking. Adding more context/clarifying your question might help you get more useful answers. If you run a short-term experiment ...
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Do cheetahs compete with lions?

Although the bulk of the explanation is done in the other answer, my answer will focus on the observations in Serengeti national park and the studies made. Lions in fact kills cheetah cubs. In the ...
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Do cheetahs compete with lions?

Yes, cheetahs do compete with lions. Cheetahs can share the same habitat with lions; however, they actively avoid lions (and also hyenas and leopards). They are smaller carnivores/predators than their ...
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