Biology (11th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 57 - Dynamics of Ecosystems - Review Questions - Synthesize: 1

Answer

Ecotherm-dominated food chains would lose less energy per level and be able to be longer.

Work Step by Step

Even a small savings of energy per level could lead to extra levels--review earlier parts of the textbook dealing with population and geometric increase to see how important this can be.
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