microplankton


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microplankton

small, but not microscopic, organisms drifting in a water body.
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One-celled microplankton species of Izmir Bay (Aegean Sea): A species list and a comparison with the records of adjacent regions.
After studying microplankton remains in sediment from below, between and above the second-phase lava flows, the researchers observed that the number of living species dropped 50 percent at the onset of eruptions.
Counting and measuring living Protozooplankton using a video enhanced microscope and a new microplankton concentration device.
The age was determined from palynological analysis in coals and grey shales, which yielded palynornorphs deposited during Late Miocene-Pliocene in a continental-alluvial plain, highlighted by the presence and diversity of feto spores and fungus and the absence of marine microplankton elements.
Microplankton at the equatorial Pacific (140 W) during the JGOFS EqPac Time Series studies: March to April and October 1992.
A probe measured the currents under the shelf, which were strong enough to deliver tiny creatures called microplankton to the area.
However, the team reports in the January Paleoceanography that instruments on the probe measured currents strong enough to bring in microplankton that form the base of the site's food chain.
Strom S, Strom M (1996) Microplankton growth, grazing, and community structure in the northern Gulf of Mexico.
Smith-Wright found that certain microplankton release a rare compound, dimethyl sulphide, when they die.
Survival and growth of early-juvenile American lobsters Homarus americanus through their first season while fed diets of mesoplankton, microplankton, and frozen brine shrimp.