krill definition

  • noun:
    • The number of small marine crustaceans associated with purchase Euphausiacea that are the principal food of baleen whales.
    • some of a few tiny marine crustacean types of plankton in order Euphausiacea when you look at the class Malacostraca
    • shrimp-like planktonic crustaceans; major source of meals for e.g. baleen whales

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