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Organisms at a higher trophic level have less energy available. Comment.

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The organisms at a higher level have less energy available as compared to the lower trophic level organism. This can be explained by the 10 percent law which states that each successive higher trophic level organism transfers 10% of its energy and the rest of the 90% energy is consumed for various metabolic processes like respiration, thermoregulation, osmoregulation, etc.


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