A food chain occurring in the sea which provides food for many people can be written as :phytoplankton → zooplankton → X → Y(a) Name one phytoplankton.(b) Name two zooplanktons.(c) What could be X?(d) Name the organism which Y could be.(e) Which organism in the above food chain is a (i) primary consumer, and (ii) tertiary consumer?

(a) Algae is an example of phytoplankton.

(b) Jellyfish and copepods are examples of zooplankton.

(c) X is a small fish.

(d) Y could be a big fish.

(e) (i) Zooplankton are primary consumers
(ii) Big fish like sharks are tertiary consumers.


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Updated on: 18-Jan-2023


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