Pyramids Of Biomass
Pyramids of biomass highlight how much dry mass there is at each trophic level.
The dry mass of an organisms is the mass present when all the water has
Even in pyramids of biomass energy is lost as you move up each trophic level.
Energy is lost in a number of ways
⇒ It is lost as heat energy through movement
⇒ In certain animals, energy is used to maintain body temperature
⇒ It is also lost in processes such as respiration and photosynthesis
⇒ It is also lost in feces