What is a secondary consumer eaten by?
what is a quaternary consumer: The Quaternary consumer is the predator that eats the Tertiary consumer. This is an example of the order a food chain goes in: Grass - Grasshopper - Rat - Snake - Hawk - Human Grass is the Producer and is eaten by the Primary consumer. Grasshopper is the Primary consumer and is eaten by the Secondary consumer. Rat is the Secondary consumer and is eaten by the Tertiary consumer. Snake…
A secondary consumer is any organism that consumes an organism that has consumed an autotroph. An autotroph is eaten by a primary consumer, which is eaten by a secondary consumer. Put more simply, a secondary (or any further level) consumer is a predator/ carnivore. A primary consumer would be an herbivore, and an autotroph (also known as primary producer) is any organism that creates it own energy (generally plants).
A model used to show the feeding relationships between a single producer and a chain of consumers in a ecosystems, in a typical food chain , a plant is the producer that is eaten by a consumer such a insect. Then the insect gets eaten by the other consumer called a Secondary consumer such as a bird. Next the secondary consumer would be eaten by the third consumer called the tertiary consumer. Then the next…
The Kangaroo is the Primary Consumer. So it works like this... Grass Kangaroo Dingo This is an example of a food chain. The Grass is eaten by the Kangaroo which is eaten by the Dingo. The Grass is the Primary Producer, the Kangaroo is the Primary Consumer and the Dingo is the Secondary Consumer. Hope that helps xx
== ---- Squids are secondary consumer because they eat fish which would be primary consumers because they eat producers and the squid eat the primary consumer, fish which makes them secondary consumers. the squid eventually get eaten by sperm whale or even humans, making them tertiary consumers. ----
Coyotes are carnivores which means they're not primary consumers ex of primary consumer a rat, rabbit, squierl, mouse. Why are these primary consumers? They are the primary energy source of food for consumers because they collects all the nutrients for plants and later on get eaten to nurious a carnivor a coyote is not either a primary or secondary consumer it is a tertiary consumer