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food web

n.
A complex of interrelated food chains.

food web

see FOOD CHAIN.
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The focus of the project lies on the food web. In the first phase, the bacterial bloom itself and Lake Constance fish will be examined.
"Although certainly preliminary, this food web indicates that fish formed the most important food source for secondary and tertiary consumers," the researchers (http://english.cas.cn/newsroom/research_news/201907/t20190711_212928.shtml) said .
WHALES | ORCA WHALES | MARINE LIFE | ECOSYSTEMS | FOOD WEB | PACIFIC NORTHWEST | NATURAL WORLD | NATURE
Insects are an essential part of the base of food webs in many ecosystems.
It's clear that the drugs we take are entering freshwaters and being passed up the food web. We don't know the ecological consequences of exposure to this pollution.
(4) Understand the flow of energy in a kelp forest food web.
For each food web, we examined numerous variables related to food web network structure, metabolic mode, and body size.
Six SFOS researchers, along with staff, students, and international collaborators, will study oceanography and food web dynamics in the northern Bering Sea and southern Chukchi Sea through the North Pacific Research Board's Arctic integrated Ecosystem Research Program with fieldwork in early spring 2017 and 2018.
KEY WORDS: food web, spatial, stable isotope, stomach contents, oyster reef, habitat
They export fish and invertebrate larvae, they influence the productivity of the sea grass bed through grazing and nutrient export and migrate adult fishes and invertebrates, and they export organic material and nutrients supporting the pelagic food web.

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