meroplankton

noun
mer·​o·​plankton | \¦merə+\

Definition of meroplankton 

: the portion of the plankton found only a part of the time at or near the surface

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Other Words from meroplankton

meroplanktonic \"+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for meroplankton

New Latin, from mer- + plankton

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