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rotifer

any minute aquatic multicellular invertebrate of the phylum Rotifera, containing the wheel animalcules, the smallest METAZOANS. They move and feed by means of an anterior ring of cilia.

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Also, large predacious ciliates (haptorians) can reduce the abundance of small metazoans, such as rotifers (Noges et al.
In addition, the nutritional quality of the copepods, including the fatty acids content, was compared with rotifers and Artemia.
crassipes showed higher values of frequency of occurrence of rotifers and algae in the first (6 to 12 days), second (15 to 21 days) and fourth (33 to 39 days) age classes and Chironomidae, in the third age class (24 to 30 days).
It is summarized that density of Rotifers remain highest during summer, when plenty of food is available where as diversity of Rotifers reaches to its maximum when riverine water, carries variety of Rotifers, mixes with the stagnant and isolated flood plain water.
The exclusion of rotifers and copepod larval stages is undoubtedly one of the reasons why in our results there was a strong dominance of cladocerans at the three studied environments.
Rotifers, copepods, cladocerans, and meroplankton dominate in the northeastern Gulf of Riga (Kotta et al.
The major groups of zooplankton encountered were copepods rotifers sergestidae lucifer
Rotifers in aging research: use of rotifer to test various theories of aging.
The density of Rotifers increased rapidly when the imazethapyr and imazapic herbicide was applied, but decreased later (3DAA), after which there was an increase where the density remained high until 22DAA.