What mass should a producer have, a consumer of the 3rd order weighs 200 kg?

Answer: 200,000 kg.


200 kg – consumer of the 3rd order.


? – producer

Solution: each trophic level is 10% more, starting from the top of the food pyramid. This means that the 2nd order consumer is 2000 kg, the 1st consumer is about 20,000 kg, the producer is 200,000 kg.

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