secondary consumer

noun Ecology.
(in the food chain) a carnivore that feeds only upon herbivores. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Invertebrates occupy important places in the food web as primary and secondary
  consumers and also decomposers.
In the kelp forest, sea otters are secondary consumers that hunt sea urchins as
The diets of secondary consumers are often more varied than primary consumers.
Other animals called secondary consumers prey on primary consumers.
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