Some articles on colloidal fraction, fraction:
... Aggregates begin as the colloidal fraction, which typically contains particles sized between 1 nm and several micrometers ... The colloidal fraction of the ocean contains a large amount of organic matter unavailable to grazers ... This fraction has a much higher total mass than either phytoplankton or bacteria but is not readily available due to size characteristics of the particles in relation to potential consumers ...
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