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Habitat

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Hydrothermal vents habitat including giant tube worms.

The habitat (Latin term that means, "it inhabits") is the set of conditions wherein an organism completes its life cycle.[1] In relation to migratory animals, their winter area, their ​​summer area, and the routes by which they migrates all compose their habitat. Habitat is a concept used in ecology which includes the physical and abiotic factors that affect an ecosystem.

References

  1. Mauseth, James D (1998). Botany: An Introduction to Plant Biology (2nd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers. p. 738. ISBN 0-7637-0746-5.