Translation of biotope in Spanish:

biotope

biotopo, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈbaɪəˌtoʊp//ˈbʌɪətəʊp/

noun

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    biotopo masculine
    • Most hominid fossils earlier than about 2 million years ago are found in association with hippo fossils, implying that they lived in the same biotopes and that hippos later became a source of food for our distant ancestors.
    • In general, the enormous variety of plants, animals, and biotopes, which had existed around 1800-as the product of human intervention-decreased considerably, this time because of a new forms of human intervention.
    • Says Abhik Mazumdar, the man behind this creation: ‘Only a few people are aware that a fish from lake Malawi belongs to a radically different biotope from a fish which originates from the Amazon river.’
    • Of the positive environmental impacts, the most noticeable are the rich cultural biotopes, such as meadows and pastures, created by slash-and-burn cultivation.
    • Naked lobose amoebae are among the most abundant group of protists present in all aquatic and terrestrial biotopes.