Filter feeder

Say aaah. Striped mackerel are filter feeders opening their cavernous mouths as they swim and sieving zooplankton from the water with their gill rakers acting like a net.

Perfect shot of a this striped Mackerel opening its mouth. Under water shot by

https://flic.kr/p/XShqzT | Competition for space - Algae, ascidian, octocoral, sponge #marineexplorer | I love the chaos that is the competition for space at Shiprock. It's a narrow bend in the river, so every filter feeder is jostling for position in the current. Here you have algae growing on a sponge growing on an octocoral growing on an ascidian - every square mm serving a purpose

https://flic.kr/p/XShqzT | Competition for space - Algae, ascidian, octocoral, sponge #marineexplorer | I love the chaos that is the competition for space at Shiprock. It's a narrow bend in the river, so every filter feeder is jostling for position in the current. Here you have algae growing on a sponge growing on an octocoral growing on an ascidian - every square mm serving a purpose

Roasted Oysters with Pancetta and Breadcrumbs | Oysters are filter feeders, so they help keep the waters they live in clean. They're a sustainable choice.

Roasted Oysters with Pancetta and Breadcrumbs

Roasted Oysters with Pancetta and Breadcrumbs | Oysters are filter feeders, so they help keep the waters they live in clean. They're a sustainable choice.

Gillicus - The microscopic teeth of the Gillicus suggest it was a filter feeder that ate zooplankton, similar to today's baleen whales.

The microscopic teeth of the Gillicus suggest it was a filter feeder that ate zooplankton, similar to today's baleen whales.

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

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.

【深海の芸術】美しすぎる深海生物20選

The Oarfish is a rare, solitary, and giant denizen of the ocean depths (arguably larger than a Whale Shark. (The as opposed to the Whale Shark, in the Guinness Book of World Records.)) and is a filter feeder, comfortable cruising at depths of 200 m.

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 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 of the body length. I wonder what it thinks about. Thanks to Sharp

Ancient whales were fierce predators, not filter feeders: Whales once ignored krill, and instead stalked sizable prey, new research…

Ancient whales were fierce predators, not filter feeders

Ancient whales were fierce predators, not filter feeders: Whales once ignored krill, and instead stalked sizable prey, new research…

Giant larvaceans are tadpole-like filter feeders that live inside transparent mucous houses that act as their filters.

Giant larvaceans are tadpole-like filter feeders that live inside transparent mucous houses that act as their filters.

Filter Feeder Was the First of its Kind on Earth

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

Colonial sea squirt ( Didemnum). These are filter feeders taking in water through the large aperture and exhaling through the small perforations

These are filter feeders taking in water through the large aperture and exhaling through the small perforations.

Continuum Aquatics Micro Blast Invertebrate Food for Live Corals Feather Dusters Gorgonians and Other Fine Filter Feeders 2-Liter

Continuum Aquatics Micro Blast Invertebrate Food for Live Corals Feather Dusters Gorgonians and Other Fine Filter Feeders 2-Liter

480 mya filter feeder 2 m long shrimp. Article Laelaps

480 mya filter feeder 2 m long shrimp.

A rarely seen shark known as the megamouth looks fearful but is a filter feeder.

A Fascinating Fearsome-looking Shark

Sea Squirt

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.

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