Asked in Ecology and BionomicsFood Chains and Food WebsProducers (food chain)
What is the primary producer in the food chain of the ocean?
January 29, 2009 4:51AM
The primary producer is a marine algae called phytoplankton. This algae floats around in the sunlit areas of the Ocean giving it its name: phyto=plant, plankton=floating. It is the source of food for many fishes and is responsible for most of the world's oxygen.