Smallest unit of a habitat that is occupied by an organism. A habitat niche is the physical space occupied by the organism; an ecological niche is the role the organism plays in the community of organisms found in the habitat. The activities of an organism and its relationships to other organisms are determined by its particular structure, physiology, and behaviour.
Learn more about niche with a free trial on Britannica.com.
To niche or not to niche ... is that even a question? (Consultant Concerns).(accounting firms management and marketing)(Brief Article)(Column)
Jan 28, 2002; The concept of specialized or niche practices has been around for a long time. Lately, though, it seems as if CPA firms...