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phytoplankton The photosynthesizing plankton, consisting chiefly of microscopic algae, such as diatoms, and dinoflagellates. Near the surface of the sea there may be many millions of such organisms per cubic metre. Members of the phytoplankton are of great importance as they form the basis of food for all other forms of aquatic life, being the primary producers. Compare zooplankton.

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phytoplankton

phytoplankton The plant plankton and primary producers of aquatic ecosystems, comprising mainly diatoms in cool waters with dinoflagellates being more important in warmer waters.

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phytoplankton

phytoplankton The plant plankton and primary producers of aquatic ecosystems, comprising mainly diatoms in cool waters, dinoflagellates being more important in warmer waters.

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phytoplankton

phy·to·plank·ton / ˌfītōˈplangktən/ • n. Biol. plankton consisting of microscopic plants.

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phytoplankton

phytoplankton See plankton.

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