What is the definition of phytoplankton?

Answer 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 »

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What do phytoplankton eat?

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 »

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 »

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 Type of Fish Eat Phytoplankton?

In the waterways, the food chain consists of five foods: phytoplankton, zooplankton, tiny baitfish such as fathead minnows, panfish and shiners and game fish, such as largemouth bass, catfish and o... Read More »