How much is the productivity of oceans?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

How much is the productivity of oceans?
 
(a) 10 billion tons
 
(b) 170 billion tons
 
(c) 55 billion tons
 
(d) 2 million tons
 
This question was addressed to me during an online interview.
 
This intriguing question comes from Ecosystem in division Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

Right option is (c) 55 billion tons
 
Explanation: Productivity is the rate of new biomass production by an individual, population, community within an ecosystem. The productivity of oceans is approximately 55 billion tons.