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Free-floating, minute, often microscopic, animals of aquatic systems. They include protozoa, rotifers, crustaceans, and larvae of larger animals, such as annelids and fish, that feed on other plankton.
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  • microzooplankton
  • mesozooplankton
  • macrozooplankton
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