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Question 1 of 10

A species that occurs in an environment naturally is called a(n):

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B
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Question 1 of 10 - You are CORRECT!

A species that occurs in an environment naturally is called a native species:

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B
C
D
E

 

The correct answer is C; a species that occurs in an environment naturally is called a native species.

An exotic, non-indigenous, introduced or alien species is any species, including its seeds, eggs, spores, or other biological material, capable of propagating that species that is not native to that ecosystem. In other words, any species that has been transported by human activities, either intentionally or accidentally, into a region where it did not occur previously.

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Question 1 of 10 - You are INCORRECT

A species that occurs in an environment naturally is called a native species:

A
B
C
D
E

 

The correct answer is C; a species that occurs in an environment naturally is called a native species.

An exotic, non-indigenous, introduced or alien species is any species, including its seeds, eggs, spores, or other biological material, capable of propagating that species that is not native to that ecosystem. In other words, any species that has been transported by human activities, either intentionally or accidentally, into a region where it did not occur previously.

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