[ExI] Cheap Source of Protein was Re: Pink Slime

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 12:37:28 UTC 2012

On 2012/3/14 Stefano Vaj ha scritto:
> I hear such assessments from time to time, but really ants would be 1/5 of
> the entire biomass, including other all insects, protozoa, plancton, algae,
> terrestrial vegetals, etc.?!

No. The estimates are 15-20% of the
*terrestrial animal biomass*, and in tropical regions where ants are
especially abundant, they monopolize 25% or more.
(excludes Ocean biomass and Bacterial biomass).

See: <http://answers.google.com/answers/threadview?id=536123>


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