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Producers OR Autotrophs

makes there own food

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Consumers OR Hetrophs

feed on other organisms

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Primary Consumer

eat producers

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Secondary Consumers

eat primary consumers

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Tertiary Consumers

eats secondary consumers

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Quaternary Consumers

- Last animal
- eats tertiary

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Decomposers

break down dead matter then releases nutrients back

8

Detritivore

feed on organic matter
worms

9

Food Chains

events where one organism eats another and gets energy

10

Food Web

shows all cross links between the consumption of animals

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Energy Precents

10% of energy is passed to next level in food chain

30% rest is used for metabolism and growth

60 % extra goes through as waste from animal

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Apex Predator

top predator