Flow of energy through an ecosystem HTML5
An ecological pyramid is a quantitative representation of the trophic levels of a food chain. There are three types of ecological pyramids:
- Pyramid of numbers
- Pyramid of biomass
- Pyramid of energy
The detrivores and decomposers are not always represented in these pyramids but they play an essential role in the cycle of materials.
- Understand the different ways to quantify the trophic relationships of a food chain.
A food chain refers to in general 3 or 4 tropic levels. Each trophic level obtains its energy from the inferior levels. The first level functions from solar energy. It groups autotrophic organisms…
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