Examine the food web below for a freshwater shoreline habitat with an area of 2.5 square kilometers.
Assume that the 121 kilogram/square kilometer of biomass of the vegetation is uniformly distributed throughout the area of the habitat and between the primary consumers in the food web.
A mid-summer drought reduces the total shoreline of the pond by 50%. All the mute swans and geese migrate to a different pond with a larger shoreline.
Which of the following BEST describes the results of these changes after one growth season?