Upgrade subject to access all content
Using the diagram below, which of the following trophic relationships is INCORRECT?
US Geological Survey. "Chapter 14: Changes in Food and Habitats of Waterbirds." Figure 14.1. Synthesis of U.S. Geological Survey Science for the Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem and Implications for Environmental Management. USGS Circular 1316.
Benthic Invertebrates receive energy from Phytoplankton.
Bivalves receive energy from eating Sea Ducks and Tundra Swan.
Vegetation supplies the energy for Geese and Mute Swans.
Zooplankton provide energy for Bivalves.
Small Planktivorous Fish receive energy from Zooplankton and Phytoplankton.