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  • noun Plural form of plankton.

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Examples

  • Fish levels and other sea organisms such as planktons, crabs, lobsters, shrimp and corals are expected to suffer, which could leave fishing communities at the brink of economic disaster.

    Climate Progress

  • Fish levels and other sea organisms such as planktons, crabs, lobsters, shrimp and corals are expected to suffer, which could leave fishing communities at the brink of economic disaster.

    Center for American Progress Action Fund

  • The ocean's planktons form the bottom of both the food chain and the bulk of the carbon-oxygen cycle for our planet.

    Matthew Stein: The Perfect Storm: Six Trends Converging on Collapse

  • Unfortunately, the coral reefs aren't doing much better than the planktons.

    Matthew Stein: The Perfect Storm: Six Trends Converging on Collapse

  • Life evolved first in the oceans and then planktons, tiny little plankton in the ocean started sequestering carbon, cooling the planet, right.

    CNN Transcript Jul 25, 2007

  • "It's one of the planktons we glaciologists commonly see in the oceans under ice shelves."

    Deception Point

  • Further, the calm water conditions, abundant planktons, moderate water temperature, soft, sandy and rocky lake basin guarantee a unique and perfect living environment for pearl oysters.

    PRWeb - Daily News Feed

  • The megamouth is different from other sharks because it has enormous maw that measures one meter wide and lined with a brilliant silver band used for filter feeding on planktons.

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  • The megamouth shark (scientific name Megachasma pelagios) is named for its big mouth measuring almost a meter-wide and lined with a brilliant silver band to attract deep water planktons, jellyfish and small fishes it feeds on.

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  • When salmon reach the ocean, they have a harder time finding food because of a shortage of plant life and planktons.

    The State Hornet

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