Food Chains and Food Webs - Key Words

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Producer
The plant which uses sunlight to grow it photosynthesises
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Primary Consumer
Usually a herbivore, eats the plants/producer
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Secondary Consumer
Feeds mainly on the Primary Consumer
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Detritovore/Decomposer
Feeds off dead organisms/organic waste.
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Omnivore
Eats plant and meat
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Carnivore
Eats meat/animals
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Trophic level
Position in a food chain taken by organisms with similar feeding modes (levels of a food chain)
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Food Chain
Each species is the food for the next member
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Food Web
Interconnecting food chain
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Usually a herbivore, eats the plants/producer

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Primary Consumer

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Feeds mainly on the Primary Consumer

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Feeds off dead organisms/organic waste.

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Eats plant and meat

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