deposit feeder

14:23 Sep 21, 2016
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English to Swedish translations [PRO]
Science - Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-) / marine biology
English term or phrase: deposit feeder
from a book in marine biology Castro & Huber. American english. For students in higer ed.
"larger benthic invertebrates also feed on detrius. they are mostly borrowing deposit feeders."
the defenition of the word is: animals that feed on organic matter
same as detrius feeders.
what I need is a swedish term for it
veronica morin

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5 +1detritusätare, detrivor
Anna Klotz



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detritusätare, detrivor

Enligt Nationalencyklopedin:
detritusätare, detrivor, djur som lever av detritus, dvs. dött, finfördelat organiskt material. I synnerhet många ryggradslösa djur lever...

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