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Marine biology

macroplankton

Biology; Marine biology

Planktonic organisms that are 200-2,000 micrometers in size.

nanoplankton

Biology; Marine biology

Planktonic organisms that are 2-20 micometers in size.

megaplankton

Biology; Marine biology

Planktonic organisms that are greater than or equal to 2000 micrometers in size.

mixoplankton

Biology; Marine biology

Planktonic organisms that can be classified at several trophic levels. For example, some ciliates can be photosynthetic but also can ingest other plankton and are heterotrophic.

logistic population growth

Biology; Marine biology

Population growth that is modulated by the population size relative to carrying capacity. Population growth declines as population approaches carrying capacity, and is negative when population size ...

global warming

Biology; Marine biology

Predicted increase in the earth's oceanic and atmospheric temperature, owing to additions of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, as a result of human activities.

directional selection

Biology; Marine biology

Preferential change in a population, favoring the increase in frequency of one allele over another.

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