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An example of a filter -feeding animal is


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An example of a filter -feeding animal is

Options

A) shark

B) butterfly

C) whale

D) mosquito

The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

Filter feeders, also called microphagous feeders feed on very tiny organisms which cannot be easily picked to the satisfaction of the feeder, they are mainly aquatic animals and they have to wallow in water to collect reasonable amount of their food.

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  • Filter feeders, also called microphagous feeders feed on very tiny organisms which cannot be easily picked to the satisfaction of the feeder, they are mainly aquatic animals and they have to wallow in water to collect reasonable amount of their food.

  • Mosquito is a fluid feeder, it's its larvae form that is a filter feeder. The answer is whale.

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