From MarineBiotech Infopages
Definition of Biome:
(1) A biogeographical region or formation.
(2) A major regional ecological community characterized by distinctive life forms and principal plant (terrestrial biomes)or animal (marine biomes) species.
This is the common definition for Biome, other definitions can be discussed in the article
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Lincoln R., Boxshall G. and Clark P. (1998). A Dictionary of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics (2nd Ed). Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, (England). 361pp.