Which one of the following is the correct sequence of an aquatic food chain?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

Which one of the following is the correct sequence of an aquatic food chain?
 
(a) Phytoplankton → Fishes → Fungi → Zooplankton
 
(b) Phytoplankton → Zooplankton → Fishes → Fungi
 
(c) Phytoplankton → Fungi → Zooplankton → Fishes
 
(d) Zooplankton → Phytoplankton → Fishes → Fungi
 
This question was addressed to me in examination.
 
This interesting question is from Ecosystem topic in division Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

The correct option is (b) Phytoplankton → Zooplankton → Fishes → Fungi
 
For explanation I would say: A food chain found in any aquatic body is known as an aquatic food chain. In this phytoplankton is the producer, zooplankton is the herbivore, fish is the carnivore, and fungi are the decomposers.