Pyramids of Biomass

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Is there more or less biomass and energy as you move up a trophic level?
Less biomass and energy
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True or False? There are fewer organisms as you move up a trophic level.
False, it's normally like that however, you could have 500 fleas feeding on one fox
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What does each bar of a pyramid of biomass represent?
The mass of living material at that stage of the food chain
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Are biomass pyramids always pyramid shaped?
Yes
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What does the big bar at the bottom represent?
The producer e.g. dandelions
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How does the energy disappear between the plant and the animal?
The plant has to use some energy for photosynthesis and respiration.
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How does the energy disappear between animals?
Animals use energy for respiration, movements, maintaining body temperature and waste material
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False, it's normally like that however, you could have 500 fleas feeding on one fox

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True or False? There are fewer organisms as you move up a trophic level.

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The mass of living material at that stage of the food chain

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Yes

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The producer e.g. dandelions

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