Caption: Stentor. Light microscope footage of several ciliate protozoans, Stentor sp., feeding. Stentor is a genus of filter-feeding freshwater protozoans which can reach lengths of up to 2 millimetres. A ring of prominent cilia surrounds the anterior part of each organism to sweep in food and aid in swimming. Filmed with brightfield illumination.

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Stentor feeding, light microscopy

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