net plankton

noun

Definition of net plankton

: plankton consisting of small and usually microscopic organisms that are large enough to be retained by a net of number 25 mesh silk bolting cloth — compare nannoplankton

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“Net plankton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/net%20plankton. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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