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Plankton that consists of animals, including copepods, rotifers, jellyfish, and the larvae of sessile animals such as coral and sea anemones.

zo′o·plank·ton′ic (-tŏn′ĭk) adj.


(Biology) of or relating to zooplankton
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While investigating how the changes in the quality and quantity of the algae affect the zooplanktonic consumers, I found that some of the microscopic zooplankton were not digesting all their food.
nihonkaiense is the freshwater zooplanktonic copepod Cyclops strenuus (15), whether freshwater is the place of transmission of the parasite from the copepod to salmon remains controversial.