Mouth Wide Open: Whale Shark via whale-shark.org: Despite the fact that it can open its mouth to almost 5' wide and has about 300 rows of tiny teeth, the whale shark is a filter feeder and dines on plankton, krill and algae. #Whale_Shark @whaleshark_org #Photography

Mouth Wide Open: Whale Shark via whale-shark.org: Despite the fact that it can open its mouth to almost 5' wide and has about 300 rows of tiny teeth, the whale shark is a filter feeder and dines on plankton, krill and algae. #Whale_Shark @whaleshark_org #Photography

This is a common ascidian (a filter feeder) only a few cm's long found on Opal reef. Also known as a Sea Squirt! Cool!

This is a common ascidian (a filter feeder) only a few cm's long found on Opal reef. Also known as a Sea Squirt! Cool!

Trilobites were still around, but overall the Paleozoic fauna is dominated by brachiopods and other filter feeders, filtering the sea water for food ...

Trilobites were still around, but overall the Paleozoic fauna is dominated by brachiopods and other filter feeders, filtering the sea water for food ...

Tunicate, also known as urochordata, tunicata (and by the common names of urochordates, sea squirts, and sea pork[1]) is a subphylum of a group of underwater saclike filter feeders with incurrent and excurrent siphons, that are members of the phylum Chordata. Most tunicates feed by filtering sea water through pharyngeal slits, but some are sub-marine predators such as the Megalodicopia hians. Like other chordates, tunicates have a notochord during their early development, but lack…

Tunicate, also known as urochordata, tunicata (and by the common names of urochordates, sea squirts, and sea pork[1]) is a subphylum of a group of underwater saclike filter feeders with incurrent and excurrent siphons, that are members of the phylum Chordata. Most tunicates feed by filtering sea water through pharyngeal slits, but some are sub-marine predators such as the Megalodicopia hians. Like other chordates, tunicates have a notochord during their early development, but lack…

Mouth Wide Open: Whale Shark via whale-shark.org: Despite the fact that it can open its mouth to almost 5' wide and has about 300 rows of tiny teeth, the whale shark is a filter feeder and dines on plankton, krill and algae.   #Whale_Shark @whaleshark_org #Photography

Mouth Wide Open: Whale Shark via whale-shark.org: Despite the fact that it can open its mouth to almost 5' wide and has about 300 rows of tiny teeth, the whale shark is a filter feeder and dines on plankton, krill and algae. #Whale_Shark @whaleshark_org #Photography

How to feed "filter" feeders:   NPS/Filter feeder recipe from Birch aquarium - Reef Central Online Community

How to feed "filter" feeders: NPS/Filter feeder recipe from Birch aquarium - Reef Central Online Community

Sea apple is a common name for the colorful and somewhat round sea cucumbers of the genera Paracucumaria and Pseudocolochirus, found primarily in Indo-Pacific waters. Sea apples are filter feeders with tentacles, ovate bodies, and tube-like feet. They can release their internal organs or a toxin into the water when stressed.....fb

Sea apple is a common name for the colorful and somewhat round sea cucumbers of the genera Paracucumaria and Pseudocolochirus, found primarily in Indo-Pacific waters. Sea apples are filter feeders with tentacles, ovate bodies, and tube-like feet. They can release their internal organs or a toxin into the water when stressed.....fb

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