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Population or Community?

Is a localized group of organisms that belong to the same species a population or a community?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    A population. a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular species. A population shares a particular characteristic of interest most often that of living in a given geographic area.

    community is a group of interacting organisms sharing an environment. The word community is derived from the Latin communitas (meaning the same), which is in turn derived from communis, which means "common, public, shared by all or many"[1]. Communis comes from a combination of the Latin prefix com- (which means "together") and the word munis (which has to do with performing services).

    Source(s): wikipedia
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  • 1 decade ago

    A Population. A population is the numbers of ONE species in an area, a community is ALL species in an area.

    Hope this helps!

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  • 1 decade ago

    Population. A community is consist of different populations of different species living in the same geographical area.

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