Off the Californian coast, giant kelp grow to gigantic sizes. They provide a good source of food to armies of industrious sea urchins, which attack them in force in a seemingly unending chase of life seeking food.

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Alex E

Ecoclimax is defined by Odum (1969) as the culmination state after a succession in a stabilized ecosystem in which maximum biomass (or high information content) and symbiotic function among organisms is kept per unit of available energy flow.