Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.

Kontext: Ecology

ecological niche

The response of an organism to its environment, its place within surroundings. It describes the way an organism manages to exploit resources so that it has the least competition from other organisms


Coad, Brian & D.E. McAllister. 2007. "Dictionary of Ichtyology". Brian W. Coad. Retrieved on June 21, 2014, from: (crc06223)