a food web

By Alex Parker, 5/22/16, period 3, C. Harmon's science

Definitions

Definition for food chain:

a series of organisms interrelated in their feeding habits, the smallest being fed upon by a larger one, which in turn feeds a still larger one, etc.


food web:

multiple food chains connected together into an ecosystem


primary consumer:

an animal that feeds on plants; a herbivore.


secondary consumer:

a carnivore that feeds only upon herbivores.

NOTICE

Arrows represent the flow of energy from one thing to the other. They are being used for the things above them if they are horizontal.