holoplankton definition

  • noun:
    • Plankton that remains free-swimming through all stages of its life pattern.
    • Any system that uses all of its life-cycle as plankton
    • The plants and pets that pass their entire life swimming or drifting within the liquid, considered collectively and in contrast with those that float or swimming for only an integral part of their lives, passing the rest upon or perhaps in the bottom. See hemibenthic, holebenthic, hemiplankton, holoplanktonic, planktonic.

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