Cold blooded and usually has scales
Intertwining food chains
A meat eating organism
A plant eating organism
An organism that eats both meat and plants
Scientific word relating to dogs
A branch of biology to do with organisms
A small invertebrate with six legs
An organism that can breathe on land and in water needing moist environments to survive
Shows the order of what plant or animal transfers energy to another (or gets eaten by)
non living factors that effect an organism
an organism that eats only meat
the number of people, other living organisms, or crops
a group of interdependent organisms of different species growing or living together in a specified habitat
an organism, especially a soil bacterium, fungus, or invertebrate, that decomposes organic material.
an animal that feeds on dead organic material
The ecological role and space that an organism fills in an ecosystem.
The progressive replacement of one dominant type of species or community by another in an ecosystem until a stable climax community is established.
the scientific analysis and study of interactions among organisms and their environment
to represent the flow of food energy and the feeding relationships between organisms
A graphical model showing the interconnecting food chains in an ecological community
an organism that eats only plants
Non-native species disrupting and replacing native species
A factor present in an environment that controls a process, particularly the growth, abundance or distribution of a population of organisms in an ecosystem.
an organism that eats plants and animals
the amount of organisms of the same species in an area
one is predator, one is prey
an organism that makes its own food
A position in a food chain or Ecological Pyramid occupied by a group of organisms with similar feeding mode.
a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment
the increasing concentration of toxic substances within each successive link in the food chain.
a species that has a disproportionately large effect on its environment relative to its abundance
An organism that generally obtains food by feeding on other organisms
Organisms that make their own food
The variety of species in an ecosystem
Organic matter that derives from living or recently living organisms
The area on earth were organisms live
An organism that only gains energy from other animals
The maximum quantity of organisms in an area
All the organisms in a habitat working together
An organism that gains energy from deceased organisms
Form of biology
Representation of energy flow
A simple diagram that represents the consumption of organisms in an ecosystem
Complex combination of food chains
An organism that only gains energy from plants
Animal that gets it's energy from autotrophs
An object or organism the limits the growth of a population
Organism that eats meat and plants
amount of organisms in one species
An organism that hunts another organism
An organism that is hunted by a predator
A diagram showing all of the interconnected food chains in an ecosystem
Large variety of organisms and species in an ecosystem
An organism that breaks down dead organisms
A diagram that shows how energy decreases as it travels through the trophic levels of a food chain
A diagram showing a single pathway of energy transfer an ecosystem
An organism that eats both plants and animals
An organism that eats only other animals
An organism that eats only other plants
When two organisms fight over the same resource
All of the different populations of organisms living in an area
All of the living space on earth
Living and nonliving things interacting in an area
All of the members of the same species in an area
The organism that is hunted
The organism that hunts others for food
A trait that helps an organism survive
The scarcest resource that limits a population's size
The largest population size an ecosystem can hold
A type of relationship where one organism benefits while the other organism is harmed
A type of symbiosis where one species benefits and the other is not helped or harmed
A type of symbiosis where two organisms benefit from their relationship with each other
A relationship where to species interact and one is benefitted
Living part of the environment; includes anything made by a living organism
Non living part of the environment
Any organism able to make its own food (aka Producer)
An organism that has to eat other living things to survive (aka consumer)
Used by organisms to do everything it needs to live
Third level consumer. Often top of the food chain
The 1st level consumer. Eats producers
an individual living thing composed of one or more cells
organism that must obtain nutrients and energy from eating other organisms
another term for producer
The complete destruction of every member of a species
energy links between different organisms in an ecosystem
very similar organism that can interbreed and produce fertile offspring
a group of organisms of the same species living in an ecosystem
organism that breaks down chemical compounds made by living things
organism that consumes only animal tissue
the second level of consumer that eats herbivores
the place organisms live
the non-living components of an ecosystem
the study of the relationships and interactions of living things with their environment
animals that hunt for other living animals
organism that can produce their own food through the process of photosynthesis
the primary level of consumer that eats producers
the living components of an ecosystem
a community of organisms in an environment
another term for consumer
the animal hunted by other animals
the overlapping of food chains in an ecosystem
organism that consumes only plant tissue
organism that must obtain nutrients and energy from eating other organisms
the part of the Earth in which life can exist
the third level of consumer, generally a carnivore
organism that consumes both plant and animal tissue
the role of an organism and what it needs to survive in its ecosystem.
the interaction between two organisms that require the same resource
all living components of an ecosystem
a major ecological community occupying a large geographic region
A decomposer (insect, fungus, or bacteria) breaks down animals or plants that are not live, but ________.
The biggest herbivore on Earth.
A predator than hunts at night on silent wings.
A carnivore in the dog family (2 words).
A map of who eat whom in an ecosystem is called a food _______.
A smaller carnivore in the ocean with flippers and whiskers.
A omnivore in the bear family (2 words).
Photosynthesis - plants make their own food using ______, water and carbon dioxide.
The smallest carnivore on Earth.
A striped carnivore in the cat family.
The tallest herbivore on Earth.
A producer which herbivores graze on
A herbivore is an animal that eats only __________.
A carnivore in the bear family (2 words).
an animal that feeds on dead plant material.
An animal that chases down and eats another animal.
An animal that is chased and eaten by another animal.
A consumer is an ________ that eats what is in its ecosystem.
A large hooved, herbivore with antlers.
A producer that makes its own food through photosynthesis.
A carnivore is an animal that eats only _________.
An example of a decomposer that is a fungus.
A decomposer is an insect , fungus,or bacteria that breaks animals or plants that are
Animals who only eat plants
Start of the food web
To show the relationship in an ecosystem
Plants make their food by a process of
Organisms that eat both meat and plants
A type of decomposer
Top of the food webs
Energy being transfered to other organisms
Animals that eat leaves
Organisms that eat only fruit
Organisms that eat only wood
Organisms that find and eat dead meat
Organisms that eat only seeds
Organisms that can feed themselves
Organism who cant feed themselves
Organisms that only eat nectar
What are animals called that eat meat?
Animals that eat plants are?
If animals eat both plants and meat they are called
If the number of organisms that an environment can support due to limited resources it is
If an organism cant carry out photosynthesis then they will have to eat on other organisms they are called ?
A section of biospheres that has different types of organism intereacting with each other and with their environment is called
If a animal feeds on a herbivore and they are carnivores their known as
The living things that lives in an area and interacts with each and also depend with each others are called
The non-living things that living things need in order to survive are called
A diagram that shows the transfer of food energy from one organism to the next organism is called
A web that is made of more than two food chain inter connect is
A herbivore that feeds on plants are called
Are plants and algae they produce their own food thought process of photosynthesis are
A plant that uses photosynthesis to store energy is called
The struggle between members of the same species or different species for limited reasources is called
If the number of specfic organism in an area is known as
A symbiotic relationship in which both organism benefit is called as
A close long term of relationships between two organism of different species is called
A type of symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits while the other is neither helped or harmed is called
A role of an organism in an ecosystemis called a
Animals that eat only meat
An organism that lives off the body of other organisms
Animals that eat plants and other animals
Animals that only eat plants
Organisms that make their own food through photosynthesis
Organisms that get their energy from other organisms
A group of overlapping food chains FOOD
A chain of living things that are linked together by what they eat FOOD
Organisms that break down dead animals and recycle nutrients back into the soil
The process that producers use to make their own food
Animals that are above producers but below secondary consumers in a food pyramid PRIMARY
Animals above primary consumers in the food pyramid SECONDARY
Animals that are above secondary consumers in the food pyramid TERTIARY
Animals that eat the dead bodies of other animals