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Ecosystem engineer

Known as: Ecosystem engineering 
An ecosystem engineer is any organism that creates, significantly modifies, maintains or destroys a habitat. These organisms can have a large impact… 
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Baleen and sperm whales, known collectively as the great whales, include the largest animals in the history of life on Earth… 
Review
2011
Review
2011
Coral reefs are among the most diverse and productive ecosystems on our planet. Scleractinian corals function as the primary reef… 
Review
2009
Review
2009
Several non-indigenous bivalve species have been colonising aquatic ecosystems worldwide, in some cases with great ecological and… 
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Egeria densa Planchon es considerada una especie invasora en los sistemas acuaticos de Chile. Su distribucion geografica original… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Abstract The modification of the physical environment by organisms is a critical interaction in most ecosystems. The concept of… 
Review
2004
Review
2004
  • P. Folgarait
  • Biodiversity & Conservation
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 207581152
Ants are important components of ecosystems not only because they constitute a great part of the animal biomass but also because… 
Review
2004
Review
2004
Ecosystem engineering—the physical modification of habitats by organisms—can create patches with altered species richness… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Invasions by exotic species represent both threats to ecosystems as well as opportunities to learn more about them. Among the… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Cette revue place au centre des interactions entre les plantes, les animaux et les microorganismes du sol, les invertebres… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Interactions between organisms are a major determinant of the distribution and abundance of species. Ecology textbooks (e.g…