from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Plankton of minute size, especially plankton composed of organisms measuring from 2 to 20 micrometers.

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  • n. Alternative form of nanoplankton.


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  • Plankton can also be categorized by their size range (e.g., macroplankton, microplankton, nannoplankton, and picoplankton).


  • Consequences of small storage capacity in nannoplankton pertinent to measurement of primary production in tropical waters.

    Howard T. Odum (publications)

  • Coccolithophorids and related nannoplankton of the early Tertiary in California.

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  • Experiment in investigation of nannoplankton from varicolored flysch in the zone of the Marmorosh Cliffs, Ukrainian Carpathians.

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  • The great change in the calcarous nannoplankton fossils between the Maestrichtian and Danian.

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