Ecosystem Portfolio

pond ecosystem











carrying capacity

is the number or quantity of people or things that can be conveyed or held by a vehicle or container. Food,shelter,necciary adaptions ,and water is what is needed for a ecosystem to survive.

a population over time can either grow or fade away depending on each animal and how they react over time

the snapping turtle food source is the fish in the pond. if the fish from the pond were to go extinct or go away over a period time the snapping turtle

limiting factors

the environmental factor that is of predominant importance in restricting the size of a population <lack of winter browse is a limiting factor for many deer herds>

one limmiting factor that they have to eat things from the pond they cant go on land for there food

one preditor is the snapping turtle. the snapping turtle hunts(eats) fish from the pond then the fish that are not eaten eat zooplankton


the definition of producer is an organism, either a green plant or bacterium, which is part of the first level of a food chain. This 'a'ali'i plant is a producer. It has green leaves enable the plant to take energy from the sun and make its own food.


The definition of a herbivore is a person or animal who eats mainly plants.


eating both animal and plant food//eating all kinds of foods indiscriminately.


an animal that eats flesh//a flesh-eating mammal of the order Carnivora, comprising the dogs, cats, bears, seals, and weasels.


Ecology. an organism, usually a bacterium or fungus, that breaks down the cells of dead plants and animals into simpler substances.

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