In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The eggs and young, which hatch in around two weeks, drift in the Oceans currents feeding upon plankton for the first few months of their life.
- They have no teeth, and feed by ‘hoovering up’ tiny plankton from the sea.
- They may also forage for insects, plankton, mollusks, crustaceans, and small fish.
- Scientists say that the change in species of plankton, from cold water types to warm water, are less favourable to cod in its juvenile stage.
- The plankton that permeates these waters attracts vast swarms of anchovies, which in turn draw millions of seabirds.
- The expedition also found rings of plankton organisms that measured 10 km wide.
- Every March and April, whale sharks come to Ningaloo Reef on Australia's outback coast to feed on plankton.
- The dung feeds microscopic plankton, which are consumed by worms and larvae.
- All plankton, kelp forests and seagrass beds are found in the euphotic zone.
- However, the seaweeds or the algae and in particularly the microscopic plankton can fix a lot more carbon than a forest can.
- Smaller warm water plankton has replaced them and they are less nutritious, according to the scientists.
- Each oyster feeds naturally on plankton brought in on the tide until the time comes for them to be lifted, washed and packed.
- These regions of high productivity promote the development of plankton, which feeds planktivorous fish such as anchovies.
- The significance of this is that other species such as shellfish and crustaceans feeding in plankton could be affected.
- Microscopic plankton trapped in the finely tipped gills are pulled slowly into waiting mouths.
- In the newly exposed waters and throughout the North Atlantic Ocean, plankton growth is prodigious.
- The production of plankton is directly related to the fertility of the water.
- The young remain in the water column feeding on plankton until they are around 50 mm in length.
- The fish then turn to feeding on larger plankton, including small fish, before migrating down into the depths at around two years of age.
- Whales eat big fish, which eat medium fish, which eat small fish, which eat smaller fish, which eat plankton.
- Manta rays live in tropical waters and feed on plankton, using their frontal flaps.
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