Definitions for "Marine snow"
Keywords:  sunlit, detritus, drift, ocean, dead
The dead and decaying organic matter derived from plants and animals that drifts and falls through the open ocean.
Organic particles that fall into the deep sea from the sunlit surface waters.
aggegrations of detritus, visible to the naked eye, that consist of dead organisms, discarded feeding structures, fecal pellets, and other organic debris