Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 52 - 52.3 - Concept Check - Page 1176: 3


Oxygen levels in the water would dramatically increase and then dramatically decrease as the living algae produce it, then decomposers consume it as they break down the dead algae.

Work Step by Step

Algae produce oxygen as part of their cellular respiration. Algae Decomposers use oxygen in the process of breaking down dead organisms as part of theirs.
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