Which of the following is the consumer of a pond ecosystem?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

Which of the following is the consumer of a pond ecosystem?
 
(a) Fungi
 
(b) Sunlight
 
(c) Water
 
(d) Zooplankton
 
The question was asked during a job interview.
 
Asked question is from Ecosystem in division Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

Right choice is (d) Zooplankton
 
The explanation is: The zooplankton is the consumer of a pond ecosystem. It is a microscopic, heterotrophic organism that feeds on phytoplankton. It is found in the free-swimming and bottom-dwelling forms.