Origin of plankton
OTHER WORDS FROM planktonplank·ton·ic [plangk-ton-ik], /plæŋkˈtɒn ɪk/, adjective
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These sensors can relay information about the concentration of plankton in the water, how much they are growing and respiring, the amount of oxygen they’re producing and carbon dioxide they’re uptaking.These free-floating robots can monitor the health of our oceans|Charlotte Hu|August 18, 2021|Popular-Science
Andersen is now developing plankton simulator software based on the underlying physical ideas to provide estimates of plankton diversity and function under different ocean conditions.
The results for hydra and plankton extend Thompson’s analysis of whole organisms.
At a glance, these xenobots might be mistaken for other microscopic aquatic animals — amoebas or plankton or Giardia parasites — swimming here and there with apparent agency.
As the fleas feed on plankton that consume algae, algae blooms begin to sprout up across a lake.A spiky flea could ruin Midwestern ecosystems and kill native fish|By Abi Cole/Outdoor Life|February 17, 2021|Popular-Science
Jellyfish eat the eggs and larvae of other species higher on the food chain, as well as the plankton that those larvae would eat.Beware at the Beach, the Jellyfish Rule the Seas and It’s Our Fault|Lisa-ann Gershwin|June 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Plankton, those wily producers of every second breath of oxygen you breath, will be naked and vulnerable.
Both fish and plankton are consumed by humpback whales as well as by other predators.
By autumn, plankton concentrations diminish as light and nutrient levels decrease.
The same method is followed by the pretty radiolaria which live floating (as plankton) at various depths of the sea.The Wonders of Life|Ernst Haeckel
Nine tenths of the species are marine; of these some are pelagic, and their transparent forms constitute a part of the plankton.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold
The expedition made significant observations of the role of plankton in the biological utilization of ocean fallout.Atoms, Nature, and Man|Neal O. Hines