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filter feeding
(English) Filtering suspended food particles from a water current by means of gill rakers, or similar organs. (See also: gill rakers, plankton)
(French) De filtrer des particules de la nourriture suspendues d'un courant de l'eau par des peignes branchiaux, ou par autres organes similaires. (See also: gill rakers, plankton)
(Portuguese) Que filtra partículas alimentares suspensas na corrente por meio de brânquias ou orgãos similares. (See also: gill rakers, plankton)

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