What is an aquatic food chain like?
* There are two types of aquatic habitats, freshwater and saltwater (marine).
* The producers in marine habitats are called phytoplankton.
The producers in marine habitats are called ...........
These are tiny organisms that float in
water. They use the sunlight that penetrates the water to make their food. There are not many marine
herbivores. Some examples are mussels, oysters and green sea turtles. Manatees and dugong are the
only ocean herbivore mammals. Sharks, tuna, fish and seals are the main marine predators.
...... saltwater habitats
all of them
Some aquatic mammals only live in water
Marine food chains only include aquatic organisms.
Freshwater food chains include both aquatic and land organisms.
Freshwater food chains include both ........... and land organisms.