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Stephanoceros rotifer. Light microscopy footage of a Stephanoceros fimbriatus rotifer. Rotifers are microscopic aquatic animals that are related to roundworms. They are found in pond water and help form the base of the food chain. The hair-like cilia surrounding the rotifer's mouth are used to trap food particles. This clip was filmed with darkfield illumination.
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