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  • Plankton are important in marine food chains.
  • Scientists are wondering if they can get plankton to pull more carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.
  • study the plankton in ocean sediments
  • ...and he was happy to see so much plankton because it meant fish.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Old Man and the Sea

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  • We need to reach the young, and the plankton pitching is when your watchers will be young and vast.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • It galloped with jaws wide open, as if to collect us between its teeth the way a whale feeds on plankton.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • I had nightmares about what Poseidon might turn me into if I were ever on the verge of death— plankton, maybe.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • In water that was dense, glassy and flecked by millions of lit-up specks of plankton, fish like trucks and buses and cars and bicycles and pedestrians were madly racing about, no doubt honking and hollering at each other.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • A report came up from the palmaries: At the desert edge of the plantings, the sand plankton is being poisoned through interaction with the new forms of life.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • The fish were attracted to plankton, and the plankton were attracted to the light.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun

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  • He might as well have been looking for a specific piece of plankton in the ocean.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Safe Haven
  • He sailed over great patches of kelp and spellbinding acres of phosphorescent plankton.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • They only eat plankton.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • Max heard the low rumble of diesel engines; snowflakes drifted like luminescent plankton across the white shine of headlights.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • "Plankton?" said Daphne.
    Terry Pratchett  --  Nation
  • As he looked down into it he saw the red sifting of the plankton in the dark water and the strange light the sun made now.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Old Man and the Sea
  • The fish were attracted to plankton, and the plankton were attracted to the light.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • The myriad flecks of the plankton were annulled now by the high sun and it was only the great deep prisms in the blue water that the old man saw now with his lines .
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Old Man and the Sea
  • Because, his brother Ahmad said, on moon-filled nights the plankton would be visible everywhere, spread out all over the sea, and the sardines could see and eat the glowing organisms with ease.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • Hope he has enough plankton.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • "I guess you’ll see more new stuff tomorrow," Francis said, and Mae remembered the meeting with the plankton pitchers.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • She almost said "plankton" and was happy to have caught the slur before uttering it.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • It’s plankton-inspection time."
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • My little stove ran out after the first week, so I made do with biscuits, mint cake, and plankton until I fetched up on an island," said the cook.
    Terry Pratchett  --  Nation
  • "Mae, I know you’re doing that big plankton meeting in a couple days.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • The "stunted worm" is a primitive form of shai-hulud that reaches a length of only about nine meters.) Now they had the circular relationship: little maker to pre-spice mass; little maker to shai-hulud; shai-hulud to scatter the spice upon which fed microscopic creatures called sand plankton; the sand plankton, food for shai-hulud, growing, burrowing, becoming little makers.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • The "stunted worm" is a primitive form of shai-hulud that reaches a length of only about nine meters.) Now they had the circular relationship: little maker to pre-spice mass; little maker to shai-hulud; shai-hulud to scatter the spice upon which fed microscopic creatures called sand plankton; the sand plankton, food for shai-hulud, growing, burrowing, becoming little makers.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
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