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plank·ton
[plangk-tuhn]
NOUN
1.
the aggregate of passively floating, drifting, or somewhat motile organisms occurring in a body of water, primarily comprising microscopic algae and protozoa.
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plankton

Plankton (singular plankter) are the diverse collection of organisms that live in the water column of large bodies of water and are unable to swim against a ...

www.britannica.com/science/plankton

plankton: marine and freshwater organisms that, because they are nonmotile or too small or weak to swim against the current, exist in a drifting state. The term ...

www.whoi.edu/science/B/people/kamaral/plankton.html

There are two types of plankton: tiny plants--called phytoplankton, and weak- swimming animals--called zooplankton. Some are babies that will grow into ...

www.nhptv.org/natureworks/nwep6d.htm

Plankton is the foundation of the ocean food web. The word plankton comes from the Greek word.

askabiologist.asu.edu/explore/plankton

It was a German scientist named Viktor Hensen who gave plankton this name. If you wonder why he used this name, it helps to know your Greek and something ...

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Plankton definition, the aggregate of passively floating, drifting, or somewhat motile organisms occurring in a body of water, primarily comprising microscopic ...

life.bio.sunysb.edu/marinebio/plankton.html

Paired plankton nets are cast over the side to collect plankton, principally zooplankton such as copepods, arrow worms, and invertebrate larvae. The pair of nets ...

www.planktonportal.org

Plankton also play an important role in the global carbon cycle. ... Understanding where and when plankton occur at different depths in the ocean allows ...