Credit: PETER MATULAVICH/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Vorticella, some attached by their stalks, others swimming freely, using the cilia lining their mouths to create currents to draw in bacteria, their favorite food. 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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