What is an Energy Pyramid?

An ecological pyramid also known as tropical pyramid or energy pyramid is a graphical presentation designed to show the biomass productivity at each tropical level in a given ecosystem. Biomass is the amount of living organic matter present in the organism. At the bottom of the pyramid is producers and decomposers are at the top of the pyramid. As one goes higher the biomass in an ecological pyramid reduces due to release of energy and nutrients at each level

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