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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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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 ...


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.


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


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

Apr 2, 2012 ... New videography techniques have opened up the oceans' microscopic ecosystem, revealing it to be both mesmerizingly beautiful and ...
Jan 9, 2012 ... "The Power of Plankton" (Bringing the importance of plankton to life) is an animation movie. This animation was written and designed by Clare ...


Aug 12, 2009 ... Plankton is made up of animals and plants that either float passively in the water, or possess such limited powers of swimming that they are ...


This series of vidéos and photos reveals the beauty and diversity of plankton and marine organisms that drift with the currents.