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food webs of different species in coral reefs


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Food web is a network of all food chains in an ecosystem. These food chains are interdependent and interrelated. It is also known as consumer-resource system.

The different trophic levels in a food web are as follows:

  • Producers: They constitute the first trophic level that consists of autotrophs. It produces organic nutrients from inorganic source through the process of photosynthesis or chemosynthesis.
  • Consumers: They obtain energy and nutrients from producers or the consumers. They are further classified into primary, secondary, an...

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