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identify the impacts of humans on the rocky shore ecosystem? give examples.

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Posted July 6, 2013 at 9:37 AM via web

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identify the impacts of humans on the rocky shore ecosystem? give examples.

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jerichorayel | College Teacher | (Level 1) Senior Educator

Posted July 7, 2013 at 4:55 PM (Answer #1)

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Rocky shore ecosystem consists of salty sandy shore with changing sea levels and tide heights. It has wide varieties of rocks of different sizes along the area. Organisms in that area have adapted in that situation so as to protect themselves from circumstances. Generally, there are fewer organisms in the upper part of the shore because of certain factors such as waves, temperature, salt concentration, predation and human intervention. Humans can be a factor in the said ecosystem by:

1. Competition in consumption with other large consumers
2. Increase of human population can drive out some of the organisms that thrive in the area
3. Humans can introduce new kinds of organisms since they are mobile 

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