1893, in the meaning defined above
German Nekton, from Greek nēkton, neuter of nēktos swimming, from nēchein to swim — more at natant
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“Nekton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nekton. Accessed 20 Aug. 2022.
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