Which of the following consumers belong to the third level of energy flow?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

Which of the following consumers belong to the third level of energy flow?
 
(a) Herbivores
 
(b) Top carnivores
 
(c) Carnivores
 
(d) Decomposers
 
This question was posed to me in an online quiz.
 
The origin of the question is Ecosystem in division Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

Correct choice is (c) Carnivores
 
Easiest explanation: The carnivores are the organisms that primarily and exclusively feed on other animals (herbivore or carnivore) for energy. They may occupy 2-3 trophic levels in an ecosystem.