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saproplankton
1. Plankton found on the surface of stagnant water.
2. Plankton organisms inhabiting water rich in decaying organic matter or in foul waters.

It may also consist primarily of saprophytes.

This entry is located in the following units: plankto-, plankt-, -plankton (page 6) sapro-, sapr-, sap- + (page 3)