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macroplankton

[mak-roh-plangk-tuh n] /ˌmæk roʊˈplæŋk tən/
noun
1.
planktonic organisms of about 1 mm in length.
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macroplanktonic
[mak-roh-plangk-ton-ik] /ˌmæk roʊ plæŋkˈtɒn ɪk/ (Show IPA),
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  • It eats small fish and invertebrates, including macroplankton.
  • Gelatinous animals such as jellyfish don't require much oxygen so they are dominant macroplankton at these depths.

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