macroplankton

noun
mac·​ro·​plankton | \ "+ \

Definition of macroplankton

: macroscopic plankton comprising the larger planktonic organisms (as jellyfish, crustaceans, sargassums)

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Other Words from macroplankton

macroplanktonic \ "+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for macroplankton

International Scientific Vocabulary macr- + plankton

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“Macroplankton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/macroplankton. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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