Breaks down wastes and dead organisms.
Eats both plants and animals.
An organism that feeds on plant and animal remains and other dead matter.
An organism that makes its own food.
Organism that obtains food by consuming other living things; also called a consumer.
An organism that eats producers.
An organism that eats primary consumers or herbivores.
An organism that eats secondary consumers.
A community of organisms where there are several interrelated food chains.
diagram that shows the relative amounts of energy or biomass within each trophic level in a food chain or food web.
Any level of a food chain based on what the organisms eat.
A measure of the total dry mass of organisms within a particular region