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


Sea Squirts - Bing images True Wild Life | Sea Squirt | The sea squirt is an immobile filter feeder that live on the ocean floor. Despite their plant-like appearance, sea squirts are actually more closely related to vertebrates than they are to invertebrates such as sponges and coral. There are more than 3,000 known sea squirt species found on the seabed around the world,

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Filter Feeder Was the First of its Kind on Earth

Medallion-like creatures were among the first to filter food from the water.

The beautifiul bowhead whale, Balaena mysticetus is also known as the Greenland right whale and is a filter feeder. It is best known for its massive head which measures 1/3 of the body length. I wonder what it thinks about. Thanks to @Evan Sharp #Bowhead_Whale #Marine_Biology


The Oarfish is a rare, solitary, and giant denizen of the ocean depths (arguably larger than a Whale Shark. (The Oarfish,17m as opposed to the Whale Shark, 12.96m in the Guinness Book of World Records.)) and is a filter feeder, comfortable cruising at depths of 200 m. Mistakenly named for its prominent pectoral oars with which it was thought to 'row', it undulates serpentlike with its dorsal fins and has been seen orienting itself vertically #Oarfish


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Strange Fossil Filter Feeder Was an Ancient Survivor

480 mya filter feeder 2 m long shrimp. Article Laelaps


Pyura chilensis Pyura chilensis is an invertebrate sea animal that resembles a mass of organs inside a rock. They often live in dense aggregations of population in the intertidal and subtidal coast of Chile and Peru. Similar in appearance to a marine rock structure, it is a filter feeder and eats by sucking in water rich in organic matter and filtering out microorganisms. (Source -


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!


Bryozoa, a tiny aquatic filter-feeder, 20x magnification, Jocelyn Cheng