Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 54 - Test Your Understanding - Level 1 - Knowledge/Comprehension - Page 1235: 4


Large; Close to the Mainland

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Species richness is positively affected by an island being 1) larger, as it allows for more niches and 2) closer to the mainland, as this allows more species from the mainland to immigrate to the island.
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