Traits:Nekton

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Nektonic (nekton)

Nektonic (nekton): Active swimming organisms that live in the water column and are able to move independently of the water mass (adapted from Lincoln et al., 1998).


  • Nektonic (nekton)

References: 
  • Lincoln, R., Boxshall, G. & Clark, P., 1998. A dictionary of ecology, evolution and systematics (2nd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University of Press.


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Facts about "Nekton"
CollectionTraits:Distribution Descriptors +
Concept typeProperty +
DefinitionActive swimming organisms that live in the water column and are able to move independently of the water mass (adapted from Lincoln et al., 1998). +
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Is trait ofTraits:EnvironmentalPosition +
LabelNektonic (nekton) +
ReferenceLincoln, R., Boxshall, G. & Clark, P., 1998. A dictionary of ecology, evolution and systematics (2nd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University of Press. +
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http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/Nekton +