Nekton

Science / Marine Biology / Nekton: Organisms with swimming abilities that permit them to move actively through the water column and to move against currents

Nektonic Organisms

Science / Biology / Nektonic Organisms: Swimmers; one of the two main types of organisms in the pelagic zone of the marine biome. MORE

Pelagic

Science / Marine Biology / Pelagic: Refers to the plants and animals that live in the water column or in the open waters of the ocean rather than the ocean floor (see benthic). Life is found throughout the pelagic zone, however is more MORE

Plankton

Science / Marine Biology / Plankton: Pelagic organisms that float through the water column, not attached to any substrate and unable to move against the currents and tides. Plankton can be further divided into phytoplankton and zooplankt MORE

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