Caption: Stentor. Light microscope footage of ciliate protozoan Stentor sp. feeding. Stentor species are filter-feeding freshwater protozoa which can reach lengths of up to 2 millimetres. A ring of prominent cilia surrounds the anterior part of the cell to sweep in food and aid in swimming. Filmed with differential interference contrast illumination.

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Stentor feeding, light microscopy

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