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A planktivore is an aquatic organism that feeds on planktonic food, including zooplankton or phytoplankton.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Rudstam, L. G.; Lathrop, R. C.; Carpenter, S. R. (1993). "The rise and fall of a dominant planktivore: Direct and indirect effects on zooplankton". Ecology 74 (2): 303–319. JSTOR 1939294. 
  2. ^ Brooks, L. J. (1968). "The effects of prey size selection by lake planktivores". Syst Biol 17 (3): 273–291. doi:10.1093/sysbio/17.3.273.