Meroplankton



[mer-uh-plangk-tuh n] /ˌmɛr əˈplæŋk tən/

noun
1.
a floating mass of eggs and larvae of organisms that are nektonic or benthic in their adult stage; temporary plankton.
/ˌmɛrəʊˈplæŋktən/
noun
1.
plankton consisting of organisms at a certain stage of their life cycles, esp larvae, the other stages not being spent as part of the plankton community Compare holoplankton

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