Caption: Members of a Vorticella colony, attached by their stalks, using the cilia lining their mouths to create currents to draw in bacteria, their favorite food. Some can be seen expanding and contracting. Recorded under Nomarski DIC illumination with a horizontal field of view of approximately 1000 microns.

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Keywords: aquatic, biology, cilia, ciliate, ciliated, ciliophora, close up, colonial, colony, d.i.c, dic, differential interference contrast, eating, feeding, freshwater organisms, invertebrate, micro organisms, microbes, microbiology, microscope, microscopic, nomarski, one cell, one-celled, peritrich, protist, protista, protozoa, single cell, single-cell, stalked, stalked ciliate, swimming, vorticella, zoology

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Vorticella feeding in pond water

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