ARTICLES

The primary producers in the arctic ecosystem are phytoplankton and plants, according to the Norwegian Polar Institute. Producers are classified as organisms that transform energy from the sun into carbohydrates.

www.reference.com/article/producers-arctic-e8a3ccf4efc7db2d

Arctic foxes, bears, snowshoe hares, lemmings, snow geese, snowy owls, caribou, and wolves are some of the most common consumers in the arctic tundra. Some of the most common producers are grass, willow, reindeer lichen,...

www.reference.com/geography/producers-consumers-decomposers-arctic-tundra-139e6fd97ae39ad4

The biotic factors in an ecosystem are physio-chemical or nonliving parts of an environment, while abiotic factors are living components of an environment.

www.reference.com/science/abiotic-biotic-factors-ecosystem-9d73c6d223a18adc

SIMILAR ARTICLES

In biology, producers are organisms that produce organic compounds for the entire ecosystem. These organisms are at the beginning of the food chain; they can produce nutrients and compounds that other organisms can utili...

www.reference.com/article/producer-biology-77c6fc8ec6df3e5c

According to the Oceanic Research Group, phytoplankton are plants and do not eat anything. Rather, they use energy from sunlight to convert nutrients, such as silicon and phosphorus, into organic tissue through the proce...

www.reference.com/article/phytoplanktons-eat-ee79dd7259046bd8

The arctic tundra biome supports a food chain that begins with plants as primary producers at the bottom. Herbivores consume the plants; and, primary small omnivores hunt the herbivores. Secondary or larger predator carn...

www.reference.com/article/food-chain-tundra-biome-ea5c681d7b78e7ec

First-level consumers are animals or organisms that feed exclusively on producers or plants. First-level consumers can also be referred to as herbivores, and usually come at the second stage of the food chain.

www.reference.com/article/first-level-consumers-301ab14539d17065