Examples of Adaptive radiation
Sentence with the noun Adaptive radiation
Our observations demonstrate that large, nektonic suspension feeders first evolved during the Cambrian explosion, as part of an adaptive radiation of anomalocarids.
Birds are believed to have evolved diverse beak forms rapidly in the presence of new food opportunities, a process called adaptive radiation.
(The New York Times - Science, )
Given Tahiti's small area, slightly more than 1000 square kilometers, this adaptive radiation is the geographically densest species assemblage in the world.
(Science Daily - News, )
However, because marine species disperse better than terrestrial species, most niches are filled by immigration: speciation increases with the random accumulation of species with low dispersal ability, with few opportunities for in situ cladogenesis and adaptive radiation.
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