Is a scallop an autotroph or heterotroph?

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Sep 2, 2017

Answer:

Heterotroph.

(Scallop is bivalve mollusc, an animal.)

Explanation:

Autotrophs make their own energy by chemo or photo synthesis.
Heterotrophs need to consume other organisms to gain energy.
Scallops eat plankton, so they must be heterotrophs.