Q. 35.0( 4 Votes )

Name the process in which a harmful chemical enters the food chain and gets concentrated at each trophic level.

Answer :

Chemicals, pesticides and heavy metals move up the food chain, get into aquatic bodies and are eaten by organisms like fishes which are in turn eaten by hawks/eagles. This process where the chemical enters the food chain and gets concentrated at each trophic level is known as Biological Magnification.


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