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Candidate species

Candidate species

(Science: ecology) Any species or subspecies of bird, mammal, fish, amphibian, reptile, or plant that is being considered for listing as endangered or threatened but is not yet the subject of a proposed rule.


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... past the death of our sun. Space-faring bacteria aside, the only candidate is us. I never thought of complexity as a drawback before, but ... final example, take a system consisting of a plant and a single insect species that can pollinate it. If the insect becomes extinct, so will the ...

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by cakrit
Mon Aug 19, 2013 10:03 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... of this polymorphism to environmental conditions makes it a good candidate to measure the effect of the global rising of temperatures on the ... on different populations on different continents (all within the same species) demonstrate a remarkable similarity. So much so that they regard ...

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by scottie
Sat Feb 18, 2012 11:33 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Views: 908639

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... transfer (HGT) can be defined as the movement of a gene from one donor species to a receiver species by means other than vertical inheritance from ... being sequenced we can expect new cases of HGT to be reported. Usually, candidate HGT in animal genomes are identified by searching genes that are ...

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by scottie
Tue Jan 17, 2012 11:04 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Views: 908639

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

Jackbean has argued that origin of species is not the same as the origin of life. These are two separate matters, and ... a Progenote . Now what is a progenote? Well the progenote is a hypothetical candidate for the last universal cellular ancestor. There are two major conjectures ...

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by scottie
Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:38 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Views: 908639

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... the database of Planet Earth genes to what might have been a precursor species, and then we should be able to build that in the lab and see if it ... has no precursor, in fact Church recommends that the ribosome is the candidate for the ID community to concentrate on as an example of irreducible ...

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by scottie
Tue Sep 13, 2011 10:05 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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