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secondary consumer

an organism (e.g. a carnivore or a decomposer) that feeds upon the herbivores (PRIMARY CONSUMERS) which, in turn, are sustained by PRIMARY PRODUCTION, i.e. PHOTOSYNTHESIS.
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After providing a brief background on the history that led to the adoption of section 8(b)(4)(B), Part I of this Note examines the Supreme Court's interpretation of 8(b)(4)(B), focusing primarily on how the section has been applied in the context of secondary consumer picketing and political secondary boycotts.
The third hypothesis refers to frequent and non-frequent outshoppers' perceptions of secondary consumer costs when shopping in JB.
In Lake Iro, the proportions in number of primary and secondary consumers in the catches were more important.
(Type 3) The secondary consumers consist of whales, (preferably the blue whale) seals, larger fishes and penguins.
Secondary consumers included the microfauna (protozoa and microbivorous nematodes) and mesofauna (Collembola, Oribatida, and Enchytraeida).
Reflecting the growth of the plastics recycling market, the Recycling Today Media Group has introduced Recycling Today's Plastics Recycling Conference & Trade Show, which offers the same networking, session and exhibit opportunities as the paper conference, only geared to the specific needs and interests ofplastic brokers, traders, reclaimers and secondary consumers.
as producers, primary consumers, secondary consumers, etc., each successively dependent upon the preceding level as a source of energy, with the producers directly dependent on the rate of incident solar radiation as a source of energy.
Homeschool Programs at Wachusett Meadow Decomposers and Fungus and Worms, we'll focus on these and go outside and look for and learn about primary and secondary consumers and scavengers.
The show is a must-stop for plastic brokers, traders and scrap collectors, in addition to plastics reclaimers and secondary consumers. Like the paper conference, the show will feature top industry representatives and timely programming.
Zooplankton represent the intermediate stage between primary producers and secondary consumers in the marine food chain.