Phytoplankton


Updated on 27/02/2019
Définition
Sens commun

Set of microscopic plant organisms that live in suspension in water (algae ...). Phytoplankton is the first link in the food chain in the marine ecosystem. There are approximately 4,000 phytoplankton species worldwide. Some of them can proliferate significantly by forming red, brown or green waters, other species are toxic but most of them are completely harmless.

Source
d'après AFB
Thématiques associées
Review status
Soumis au comité de relecture.