UCSB Science Line
Sponge Spicules Nerve Cells Galaxy Abalone Shell Nickel Succinate X-ray Lens Lupine
UCSB Science Line
Home
How it Works
Ask a Question
Search Topics
Webcasts
Our Scientists
Science Links
Contact Information
What is the difference between a animal population and the difference between the animal community?
Question Date: 2017-10-16
Answer 1:

A population is all of one species in a particular place, like all of the bison in Yellowstone Park or all of the trout in a particular lake. A community is all of the species in a particular place, like all of the living things in Yellowstone Park or a particular lake. A community is a collection of populations.

What are some populations and communities near where you live?

Thanks for asking,


Click Here to return to the search form.

University of California, Santa Barbara Materials Research Laboratory National Science Foundation
This program is co-sponsored by the National Science Foundation and UCSB School-University Partnerships
Copyright © 2017 The Regents of the University of California,
All Rights Reserved.
UCSB Terms of Use