meroplanktonic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or pertaining to meroplankton
  • others:
    • cycling within the sea at one phase of life and passing the rest of life vagrant or sessile on sea-bottom, included in the diatoms and Oscellaria, the planktonic fucoids, the metagenetic medusæ, some Turbellaria and annelids, the pelagic larvæ of hydroids and corals, and many helminths, echinoderms, Acalepha, and gastropods.
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