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All the populations of organisms living together in an environment
Organisms in an ecosystem community that must eat to get the energy they need. Consumers do not make food themselves as plants do.
Consumers that break down the tissues of dead organisms such as mushrooms and bacteria.
a community and its physical environment
Shows the amount of energy available to pass from one level of a food chain to the next.
Shows how consumers in an ecosystem are connected to one another according to what they eat.
Shows the relationships between many different food chains in a single ecosystem.
Where a population lives in an ecosystem.
A single organism in an environment.
The job or role a population has in its habitat.
Individuals of the same kind living in the same environment.
Any organism that uses sunlight to make food they need from carbon dioxide and water.