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Chapter 55

BIOA02H3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 55: Detritivore

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Biological Sciences
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Kamini Persaud

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Chapter 55 :
55.1 :
community: Any ecologically integrated group of species of microorganisms, plants,
and animals inhabiting a given area.
trophic level: A group of organisms united by obtaining their energy from the same
part of the food web of a biological community.
food chain: A portion of a food web, most commonly a simple sequence of prey species
and the predators that consume them.
biomass: The total weight of all the living organisms, or some designated group of
living organisms, in a given area.
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