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An ecosystem contains the following food chain:
Phytoplankton --> shrimp --> copepods --> sunfish --> shark
Which of the following describes a likely change in this ecosystem if the shrimp population was depleted by fishing?

A. The copepod population would increase.

B. The shark population would decrease.**

C. The sunfish population would increase.

D. The phytoplankton population would decrease.

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  1. i think it would be D

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  2. Star -- D is wrong!!!

    Andrew is right. The answer is B.

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