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nannoplankton

[nan-uh-plangk-tuh n] /ˌnæn əˈplæŋk tən/
noun
1.
the smallest of the microplankton; the aquatic organisms that can pass through fine mesh plankton nets.
Also, nanoplankton.
Origin of nannoplankton
1910-1915
1910-15; nanno- + plankton
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nannoplankton also nanoplankton
  (nān'ə-plāngk'tən)   
Plankton of minute size, especially plankton composed of organisms measuring from 2 to 20 micrometers.
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