. If a kestrel eats a mouse that eats grass, the kestrel is a (1 point)producer. second-level consumer. first-level consumer. decomposer. 2. Which of the following best explains why a species of lizard is able to live in the
Which abiotic factor is essential to all aquatic ecosystems except ocean hydrothermal vents, and why? Phytoplankton, because it provides a source of food salt, because it provides a source of minerals deep water, because it
Which of the following explains why sunlight is important to aquatic ecosystems? Sunlight provides a source of heat energy to increase water temperatures. Sunlight keeps harmful bacteria from taking over aquatic ecosystems.