In biology, plants are the most popular examples of producers. Other examples include algae, seaweed, phytoplankton and some bacteria are also producers. Good examples include cyanobacteria and green and purple sulfur ba... More »

While the specific origin of the Indian Ocean's name is not commonly known, it is generally believed to have been named due to its proximity to India. During the 15th century, when sailing ships were used to transport go... More »

Herbivores are primary consumers that eat plants and include elephants, zebras, squirrels and moose. Herbivores are primary consumers in the food chain and are often hunted by carnivores, such as lions, tigers and hyenas... More »

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... More »

A food chain of the jungle can be summarized through the example of a producer, such as a plant, being eaten by a monkey, which is in turn preyed on by a jaguar. Another example is a centipede that hunts insects, but is ... More »

Producers can create their own food; the largest example of a producer is a plant. There are two kinds of plants found in the ocean: microscopic plants that float around and bigger plants that grow from the ground. More »

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. More »