nannoplankton

[ nan-uh-plangk-tuh n ]
/ ˌnæn əˈplæŋk tən /

noun

the smallest of the microplankton; the aquatic organisms that can pass through fine mesh plankton nets.

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Origin of nannoplankton

1910–15; nanno- + plankton

Words nearby nannoplankton

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Scientific definitions for nannoplankton

nannoplankton

Plankton of minute size, especially plankton composed of organisms measuring from 2 to 20 micrometers.
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