Trophic Levels

  • Level 1
    • Plants and algae make their own food and are called primary producers
  • Level 2
    • Herbivores eat plants and are called primary consumers
  • Level 3
    • Carnivores which eat herbivores are called secondary consumers
  • Level 4
    • Carnivores which eat other carnivores are called tertiary consumers
  • Level 5
    • Apex predators which have no predators are at the top of the food chain