Stuck on a problem? Get great tutoring at an affordable price with Chegg. Click here to join and get your 1st 30 minutes Free!

Trophic dynamics

From Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search



The system of trophic levels describing the position that an organism occupies, as well as the sequence of consumption and energy flow in an ecosystem.


In ecology, the biotic factors or components would fall into one of the trophic levels in an ecosystem. The organisms are grouped according to their feeding behavior.

Word origin: trophic > Greek trophē, food.

See also: trophic level.