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Ecology QuizStudy GuideI.Food Webs, Chains and Trophic LevelsA.Know the difference between a food web and a food chainA food chain shows only one example per trophic level while a food web shows a more advanced part of the ecosystem.B.Be able to distinguish how energy flows through a food web/chainEnergy flows using the 10% rule stating that the energy passes on through the trophic levels decreases 10% each level.C.Understand the difference between energy pyramids and biomass pyramidsBiomass pyramids - A pyramid of biomass is a more accurate representation of the flow of energy through a food chain than a pyramid of numbersEnergy pyramids- An ecological pyramid is a graphical representation designed to show the biomass or bio productivity at each trophic level in a given ecosystem. D.Know the different feeding levels (producers, consumers, etc)ProducersPrimary consumersSecondary consumerTertiary consumerQuaternary consumers

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