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Solve this problem The primary producers of the deep-sea hydrothermal vent ecosystem are

The primary producers of the deep-sea hydrothermal vent ecosystem are

  • Option 1)

    green algae

  • Option 2)

    chemosynthetic bacteria

  • Option 3)

    blue-green algae

  • Option 4)

    coral reefs

 
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Producers -

The green plants in the ecosystem-terminology are called producers.

- wherein

In a terrestrial ecosystem, major producers are herbaceous and woody plants. Likewise, primary producers in an aquatic ecosystem are various species like phytoplankton, algae and higher plants.

 

 The primary producers of the deep-sea hydrothermal vents ecosystem are archaebacteria. These have chemosynthetic mode of nutrition.


Option 1)

green algae

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Option 2)

chemosynthetic bacteria

This option is correct

Option 3)

blue-green algae

This option is incorrect

Option 4)

coral reefs

This option is incorrect

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