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phytoplankton (fī″tō-plănk′tŏn) [″ + planktos, wandering]
Plant life consisting of the millions of microscopic organisms present in each cubic meter of sea water near the surface.
phytoplankton that part of the plankton made up of plant life. Compare ZOOPLANKTON.
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Dynamics of phytoplanktonic
fluctuations in a lentic water body.
Based on scallop muscle C signatures, our results suggest a phytoplanktonic
food source at all stations, with differences in stations located farther from the front (W stations) caused by lower C enrichment.
Its diet is composed of vegetal sources (benthonic and phytoplanktonic
algae) and occasionally by arthropods and debris (SAZIMA, 1986; RESENDE et al.
Physiological responses of two marine phytoplanktonic
species to copper and mercury.