Plantonic relates to Planton which is collection of
small or microscopic organisms, including algae and protozoans, that
float or drift in great numbers in fresh or salt water, especially at or
near the surface,
and serve as food for fish and other larger organisms.
Start of the food chain in waters.
Any of a large group of single-celled, usually microscopic, eukaryotic
organisms, such as
amoebas, ciliates, flagellates, and sporozoans
Any of various chiefly aquatic, eukaryotic, photosynthetic organisms,
ranging in size from single-celled forms to the giant kelp. Algae were
once considered to be plants but are now classified separately because
they lack true roots, stems, leaves, and embryos
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