A small or microscopic aquatic crustacean of the large class Copepoda.
More example sentences
- Blacksmith are plankton feeders preferring zooplankton, including copepods, and the eggs and larvae of other marine organisms.
- The most numerous inhabitants are hydroids and copepods.
- This type of feeding can be found among certain spiders, mantids, scorpions, copepods, and midges.
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