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NOUN   plankton | -
dýrasvif {hv} [Zooplankton]
loftsvif {hv}
aerial plankton
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Translation for 'plankton' from English to Icelandic

dýrasvif {hv} [Zooplankton]líffr.

aerial plankton
loftsvif {hv}dýr
Usage Examples English
  • The garden eel is a carnivore, and eats plankton. Because of its large eyes, it relies mostly on sight to find its food.
  • The primary producers of aquatic ecosystems are mostly unicellular photosynthetic plankton, which includes "Tetraselmis".
  • 2. These plankton are consumed by zooplankton, which become the dominant plankton taxa.
  • The sea apple feeds primarily on plankton, which it filters from the water with its tentacles. It alternately brings each tentacle to its mouth, scraping off the captured plankton.
  • Launched in 1889, the Plankton Expedition was the first scientific effort to systematically study marine plankton—small, drifting aquatic organisms.
  • Mysidacea represented the most conspicuous component of the cave plankton, with two species typical in the Salento marine caves, "Hemimysis margalefi" and "Siriella jaltensis".
  • Together, phytoplankton and zooplankton make up most of the plankton in the sea.
  • He is an expert in plankton production and hydrography, with a focus on the Arabian Sea.
  • Plankton have highly variable chemical compositions, which impacts their nutritional quality as a food source.
  • The improvements of imaging system to observe, calculate and measure plankton in the ocean enable the detail observation on the specific plankton community.
  • In this first expedition of the Plankton program, Papazov set out to determine whether zoo-plankton can provide sufficient nutrition to survive on in extreme conditions.
  • The Australian Continuous Plankton Recorder (AusCPR) survey is a joint project of the CSIRO and the Australian Antarctic Division, DEWHA, to monitor plankton communities as a guide to the health of Australia's oceans.
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