pyramid of numbers

: a concept in ecology: an organism forming the base of a food chain is numerically very abundant each succeeding member of the chain being represented by successively fewer individuals and the final large predator being always numerically rare

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“Pyramid of numbers.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyramid%20of%20numbers. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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