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Trophic

Definition

adjective

(1) Of, relating to, or pertaining to nutrition.

(2) Of, or involving, the feeding habits or food relationship of different organisms in a food chain.


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Word origin: Greek Trophikos

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How do I Calculate the productivity P in KJ?

... I Calculate the productivity P in KJ if this animal has an energy content of 100 KJ. 2. What amount of energy of this animal will benefit a higher trophic level?

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by DarDerk
Tue Nov 05, 2013 8:43 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: How do I Calculate the productivity P in KJ?
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Food Web

... I would like a little help, if you please. Consider the following scheme, that represents a food web. I, II, III, IV and V constitute the several trophic levels. Food Web.JPG The fungi can occupy all the trophic levels above, except: a) I b) II c) III d) IV e) V I'm sorry but I can't find how ...

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by LeandroLuis
Thu Jan 03, 2013 9:35 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Food Web
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... Studies on the genetics, mate choice, ecology and morphology of these fish indicate that they are reproductively isolated and exploit alternative trophic niches in sympatry (Schluter & McPhail 1992; McPhail 1994;Taylor & McPhail 1999). Consequently, they fulfill the principal criteria ...

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by scottie
Tue Mar 13, 2012 3:12 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: I hate to do this.

... biomass to increase their own, they don't create it themselves. 3. Which model shows the amount of energy lost during transference between trophic levels? Food Web True. A food web consists of several food chains, showing how energy flows through an ecosystem. A food chain could be leaves ...

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by Larsa
Tue Nov 15, 2011 11:07 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I hate to do this.
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I hate to do this.

... 2. Which of the following types of organisms produce biomass? producers 3. Which model shows the amount of energy lost during transference between trophic levels? Food Web 5. In a food web, what do the arrows represent? the direction that energy moves 6. A _____ is the feeding position that an ...

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by biologyconfusesme
Mon Nov 14, 2011 7:39 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I hate to do this.
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