Seston is the organisms (bioseston) and non-living matter (abioseston or tripton) swimming or floating in a water body.[1] Bioseston can be often regarded as plankton, although it includes nekton as well. Abioseston comprises detritus as well.

References Edit

  1. Allaby, A. & M. Macmillan. 1994. Dictionary of the Environment. 4th Edition. Macmillan Reference Books