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zooanthella

The tiny single-celled algae that live inside the tissues of the polyps that form the corals. They produce food and oxygen through photosynthesis and give color to the corals.

zooplankton

Plankton that consists of tiny animals, such as rotifers, copepods, and krill, and of microorganisms once classified as animals, such as dinoflagellates and other protozoans.

zooxanthellae

The tiny single-celled algae that live inside the tissues of the polyps that form the corals. They produce food and oxygen through photosynthesis and give color to the corals.

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