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(of an invertebrate) feeding on minute particles or microorganisms.
- ‘Bottom or near-bottom feeding of the L klingeri animal as a scavenger or as a microphagous predator is envisaged, in a low-energy environmental setting.’
- ‘Despite these complex results, our data show that microphagous surface deposit feeders can select for particles based on size and organic coating.’
- ‘We have found that appendicularians, the most abundant microphagous metazoans, strongly stimulate the magnitude of experimentally induced blooms and that this effect can be scaled to any appendicularian density.’
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