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nanoplankton or nannoplankton (ˈnænəʊˌplæŋktən)
 
n
microscopic organisms in plankton
 
nannoplankton or nannoplankton
 
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nannoplankton also nanoplankton   (nān'ə-plāngk'tən)  Pronunciation Key 
Plankton of minute size, especially plankton composed of organisms measuring from 2 to 20 micrometers.
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They are part of the so-called nanoplankton and play critical roles in the ocean food chain.
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