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Species interactions Each slide has an interaction between species, or an mechanism they use to protect themselves… Jazz up each page with a definition example and some visual stuff..a photo, graph, something.. Oh, and its gotta be an AQUATIC example!!! Food Chain I’ll get you started…Autotroph, usually phytoplankton are eaten by small organisms like krill, then the krill is eaten by penguins, then the penguins are eaten by larger fish or toothed whales. Pyramid of Numbers Commensalism Interspecific competition Mutualism Predation Parasitism Symbiosis Behavior Strategies to avoid being lunch • Nothing to write here… Coloration Usually a warning, EXPLAIN. Eyespots and stripes • http://www.ebiomedi a.com/why-do-someanimals-pretend-tohave-eyes.html • Hmmm..summarize why they work Mimicry Usually related to a coloration or shape of some sort…Schwendy says explain and now would be a good time to research the mimic octopus!!! Schooling • How does it work, how does it help them survive? Countershading Camouflage… Some crazy examples…. The parrot fish: Disguises its scent so it can sleep..why?how? Cleaning associations Smaller fish will shadow a predator • They swim right next to the larger fish, EEK what’s up with that?!