Shawn McCall shows you how to collect and examine planktons

[Global] Plankton are incredibly important to the marine ecosystem. They also play a major role in providing the oxygen we breath. 

Plankton (singular plankter) are the diverse collection of organisms that live in the water column of large bodies of water and are unable to swim against a current. They provide a crucial source of food to many large aquatic organisms, such as fish and whales.

In this video, Shawn McCall shares about the role plankton play in our oceans.

 

View original article at: Plankton 101

 

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