epiplankton

noun
epi·​plankton | \ ¦epə̇, ¦epē+ \

Definition of epiplankton

: the portion of the plankton occurring from the surface of the sea to a depth of about 100 fathoms

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Other Words from epiplankton

epiplanktonic \ "+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for epiplankton

epi- + plankton

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“Epiplankton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epiplankton. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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