fresh-water plankton

fresh-water plankton
пресноводный планктон

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Англо-русский словарь по экологии. 2011.

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  • plankton — [plaŋk′tən] n. [Ger < Gr planktos, wandering < plazesthai, to wander, akin to planan: see PLANET] the usually microscopic animal and plant life found floating or drifting in the ocean or in bodies of fresh water, used as food by nearly all… …   English World dictionary

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  • plankton — planktonic /plangk ton ik/, adj. /plangk teuhn/, n. the aggregate of passively floating, drifting, or somewhat motile organisms occurring in a body of water, primarily comprising microscopic algae and protozoa. [1890 95; < G, special use of neut …   Universalium

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  • plankton — Animal and plant life, largely microscopic, found floating and drifting in large numbers in the ocean and in bodies of fresh water [Bliss, 1982]. Organisms unable to maintain their position or distribution independent of the water movement or air …   Crustacea glossary

  • plankton — [ plaŋ(k)t(ə)n, tɒn] noun the small and microscopic organisms drifting or floating in the sea or fresh water, consisting chiefly of diatoms, protozoans, small crustaceans, and the eggs and larval stages of larger animals. Derivatives planktic… …   English new terms dictionary

  • plankton — n. the chiefly microscopic organisms drifting or floating in the sea or fresh water (see BENTHOS, NEKTON). Derivatives: planktonic adj. Etymology: G f. Gk plagktos wandering f. plazomai wander …   Useful english dictionary

  • plankton — The collection of small or microscopic organisms, including algae and protozoans, that float or drift in great numbers in fresh or salt water, especially at or near the surface, and serve as food for fish and other larger organisms …   Fisheries — dictionary

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