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nanoplankton

(năn′ə-plăngk′tən)
n.
Variant of nannoplankton.
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Nannoplankton fruto the Galapagos Islands: Michaelsarsia elegans Gran and Haloppapus adriaticus Schiller (coccolithophorids) with special reference to coccoliths and their unmineralized comoponents.
It was only recently that scientists discovered a connection between nannoplankton and the earth's climate (SN: 12/5/87, p.
At the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary, 93 percent of the nannoplankton went extinct," said Timothy J.
The sequence consists of sparse foraminiferal nannoplankton limestones of variable indurations.
The role of heterotrophic nannoplankton in the grazing and nurturing of planktonic bacteria in the Sargasso and Caribbean Seas.
According to a report in Nature News, the researchers said that the most severe extinctions of nannoplankton happened in the northern oceans and that the ecosystems there took 300,000 years to recover, much longer than in the south.
1982): Biostratigraphy and isotope stratigraphy and the 'catastrophic' extinction of calcareous nannoplankton at the Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary.
Nannoplankton and protozoan microzooplankton during the J60FS North Atlantic bloom experiment: 1919 and 1990.