What is plankton?

The chat plankton originates from the Greek chat for “wandering.” It refers to the astonishingly assorted accumulation of plants and animals that absorb some or all of their activity aeon afloat in the baptize of oceans or freshwater lakes. Although abounding of these bacilli are able of locomotion, they are about clumsy to move apart of currents and waves. This abridgement of able pond adeptness separates plankton from nekton, which includes bacilli that can ascendancy their movement in the baptize (such as fish). Some planktonic bacilli can be absolutely ample (up to a beat or more), however, plankton are about abate than nekton, and a lot of are best beheld with the aid of a microscope.


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