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  • n. Alternative spelling of filter feeder.

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Examples

  • This giant crocodylian evolved to some kind of filter-feeder similar to the much earlier african Stomatosuchusand had a really strange skull with extremely flat and thin jaws.

    Titanoboa, Part 2

  • Perhaps I thought it was a filter-feeder of some sort.

    Interesting animal meme

  • An omnivore, yet selective, a sort of filter-feeder, I will extract intellectual nutrients from the articles as I extract nutrients from my dinner, Sacks writes in the introduction.

    Boing Boing

  • He said the megamouth was caught in 660-foot deep waters, which are also frequented by the endangered whale shark, the world's largest fish and also a filter-feeder in the Donsol area, about 185 miles southeast of Manila.

    WN.com - Financial News

  • The unusual bones looked like structures for gulping in water and taking out little bits of food, suggesting that this fish was a filter-feeder.

    NPR Topics: News

  • He said the megamouth was caught in 660-foot (200-meter) deep waters, which are also frequented by the endangered whale shark, the world's largest fish and also a filter-feeder in the Donsol area, about 185 miles (300 kilometers) southeast of Manila.

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  • He said the megamouth was caught in 660 feet deep waters, which are also frequented by the endangered whale shark, the world's largest fish and also a filter-feeder in the Donsol area, about 185 miles southeast of Manila.

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