What is the energy stored at the consumer level called?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

What is the energy stored at the consumer level called?
 
(a) Primary energy
 
(b) Tertiary energy
 
(c) Secondary productivity
 
(d) Net productivity
 
I got this question during an online exam.
 
The origin of the question is Ecosystem topic in portion Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

Correct option is (c) Secondary productivity
 
The best explanation: The rate of production of new organic matter by heterotrophic organisms (consumers) is called secondary productivity. The secondary producers feed on primary consumers to fulfill their energy requirements.