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seston

(ˈsɛstən)
n
any particulate matter suspended in bodies of water, esp plankton or other organic matter
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Feeding in bivalves generally is understood to be physiologically plastic, with animals responding to changes in seston composition and particle loads (Bayne 1976, Bayne et al.
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In the present study, we used a combination of algal species composition, concentrations of Chl a, particulate organic carbon (POC, as a measure of POM), and seston (organisms and non-living matter) to assess the role of a shallow lowland lake in changing the proportions of classical and detrital food webs in connected streams.
Seston, light, nutrients and chlorophyll in the lower Missouri River, 1994-1998.
Effect of high natural seston concentration on the feeding selection, and absorption of the oyster Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg).
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Ostman, Fingerprinting Petroleum Hydrocarbons in bottom sediment, Plankton, and Sediment Trap Collected Seston, Mar.
Feeding behaviour of the mussel Mytilus edulis: Responses to variations in quantity and organic content of the seston. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 73(04), 813-829.