Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
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Chapter 57 - Dynamics of Ecosystems - Figure 57.14 - Inquiry Question: 1

Answer

Since trout eat herbivorous aquatic invertebrates, there is more chance for algae to grow unmolested.

Work Step by Step

Review the previous chapter on the effects of predators on species' survival. In this case, the trout predate on invertebrates, saving the algae and allowing them to grow.
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