What are the biotic factors in the everglades?

1 Answer
Nov 25, 2015

Biotic factors are living factors, so anything alive in the Everglades is technically a biotic factor.


The Everglades in Florida cover a vast amount of land and contain multiple species Thus, there are thousands of biotic factors.


There are terrestrial animals such as the Florida panther (Puma concolor), deer, crocodiles (sometimes on land), and more.

There are aquatic animals such as sea turtles, manatees, fish, crabs, shrimp, and more.

There are plants such as red mangrove trees (Rhizophora mangle), bald cypress trees (Taxodium distichum), southern live oak (Quercus virginiana), and more.

These are all examples of biota.

Cypress trees

Wood stork (Mycteria americana)

Florida Bonneted Bat (Eumops floridanus)