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Plankton are microscopic organisms that play an important role in the marine ecosystem. They are food for shelled animals and fish. Plankton refers to both plant- and animal-like beings that float along the sea's tides and currents. Their name is derived from the Greek word, “planktos,” meaning “drifter” or “wanderer.” Read more: Are Plankton an Animal or a Plant? Article

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