Ecosystem engineering — moving away from ‘ just-so ’ stories

  title={Ecosystem engineering — moving away from ‘ just-so ’ stories},
  author={Katrin Berkenbusch and Ashley A Rowden},
The concept of ecosystem engineering has been proposed recently to account for key processes between organisms and their environment which are not directly trophic or competitive, and which result in the modification, maintenance and/or creation of habitats. Since the initial reporting of the idea, little work has been undertaken to apply the proposed concept to potential ecosystem engineers in the marine environment. Biological and ecological data for the burrowing ghost shrimp Callianassa… CONTINUE READING
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