Sea snail swallows fish whole

Carnivorous cone snails use a long tentacle-like proboscis armed with a venomous barb to paralyze little fish, and then just open up their maws and swallow them whole. It's terrifying.
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Ecoclimax is defined by Odum (1969) as the culmination state after a succession in a stabilized ecosystem in which maximum biomass (or high information content) and symbiotic function among organisms is kept per unit of available energy flow.