neusto-, neust-, -neuston, -neustonic +

(Greek: swim, float)

anemoneuston
Terrigenous (earth formed) organic and inorganic material transported by wind to the surface of water bodies.
bacterioneuston
The bacteria at the surface of the sea; the bacterial component of the neuston.
epineuston, epineustonic
Organisms living in the air on the surface film of a body of water.
hyponeuston, hyponeustonic
Organisms living immediately below the surface film of a body of water; a component of the neuston.
ichthyoneuston, ichthyoneustont
The ichthyological component of the neuston, typically fish eggs or fry. A neuston refers to small to medium-size organisms that live on or under the surface film of bodies of water.
neuston, neustont, neustonic, neustic
1. Minute organisms existing in or dependent upon the surface film of a body of water.
2. Small to medium-size organisms that live on (epineuston) or under (hyponeuston) the surface film of water bodies.
neustonology
The study of neuston; those organisms living at the air/water interface of water bodies.
neustophagous, neustophage, neustophagy
Eating organisms living in the surface film of a body of water (neuston).
planktohyponeuston (s) (noun) (no pl)
All the organisms that accumulate near the surface of water at night but live at lower levels during the day: Planktohyponeuston is the group of little aquatic life forms that gather near the top of the water when it is dark and spend the hours of light in the main water mass.
supraneuston
Organisms living on or in the surface film of water.
zooneuston (s) (noun), zooneustons (pl)
A minute animal organism that floats or swims on surface water or on a surface film of water: Grace had to look through a microscope in order to view the zooneustons that she had collected from the small pond for her research project at school.

Word families with similar applications about: "swim, swimming": nata-; necto-; pleo-.