Ciliates

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SEM: Protozoa: Ciliates: Colpidium kleinii: This relatively small freshwater protozoa feeds on bacteria. This photo clearly shows the mouth opening, into which food particles are coaxed by cilia movement. Ciliates reproduce asexually through cell division. Magnification = 2,000x

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