The radiating tentacles of peacock worms filter water for food using fine fringed filaments.

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"A feeding peacock worm…has a fan of radiating tentacles fringed with fine filaments to sieve food particles from the water currents." (Foy and Oxford Scientific Films 1982:25)

The grand design: Form and colour in animalsBLA Publishing Limited for J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd, Aldine House, LondonMay 31, 1983
Sally Foy

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