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An aquatic food chain comprises of the organisms like tadpoles, weeds, fish and water beetles. The organism which gets the minimum energy through this food chain is:
A. Water beetles

B. Tadpoles

C. Weeds

D. Fish

Answer :

According to 10% energy rule, the organism at the topmost level in a food chain will receive minimum energy because of 10% energy transfer at each trophic level. So in this food chain, fish being at the topmost trophic level will get minimum amount of energy through the food chain.

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