What do phytoplankton eat?

Answer NASA describes phytoplankton as "plant-like organism" that comes in a variety of shapes and sizes. The average lifespan of a Phytoplankton is one or two days.What Phytoplankton EatPhytoplankton cre... Read More »

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In what kingdom is phytoplankton?

Although most phytoplankton belong in the Protista kingdom, some fall within the Monera kingdom. Phytoplankton in the Protista kingdom are unicellular, eukaryotic algae that can make their own food... Read More »

What is the size of phytoplankton?

Phytoplankton are generally very small organisms that range in size from about 60 micrometers to 150 micrometers in length. (A micrometer is 1 millionth of a meter.) In the cases where phytoplankto... Read More »

What is the definition of phytoplankton?

Phytoplankton are photosynthetic organisms that drift in the photic (sunlit) zones of marine and freshwater environments. They are extremely important in marine and freshwater food webs. Diatoms, d... Read More »

What is the scientific name of phytoplankton?

Phytoplankton are microorganisms that help break down waste in marine environments, according to Wet Web Media. The scientific names of the many species that make up phytoplankton include Chaetocer... Read More »