Credit: PETER MATULAVICH/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: This stalked ciliate, Vorticella, creates twin currents using the cilia lining its mouth to draw in bacteria. Green algae cells are caught in the current but are not consumed in this scene. Recorded under Nomarski DIC illumination with a horizontal field of view of approximately 250 microns.

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Keywords: animal-like, animallike, cells, cilia, coil, colony, eat, feed, freshwater, micro, microorganism, microscopic, mouth, organism, pond, protist, protozoa, single cell, spring, stalk, unicelluar, vorticella, vorticella ciliate protozoa

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Vorticella ciliate protozoa

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