Stentor

A Single-Celled Animal Found in Fresh Water

*****************A Presentation By: Riley, Amy, Hayley, and Jacob******************

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Normal Stentor

Stentor Labeled

Stentor Under Slide

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Cell Type

The Stentor is a Eukaryotic cell and is unicellular.

Scientific Name

The Stentor’s scientific name is Protozoan Genus.

Cell Wall

The Stentor does not have a cell wall because it is an animal-like protist. The cell is supported by a thin, stiff-like flexible outer layer.

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Nutrition

What do they eat?

The Stentor eats Algae, bacteria, rotifers, or whatever comes in their direction.

How do they get their food?

Stentor hunting for food

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Reproduction

The Stentor reproduces by both sexual and asexual.

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Environment

Where do they live?

The Stentor lives in freshwater. For example ponds, lakes, slow moving streams. The Stentors are free-swimmers.

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Appearance

What do they look like?

Regular Appearance

The Stentor are trumpet-shaped. They also have a small end flaring out to form a much larger opening at the other end.


Swimming

The Stentor are oval-pear shaped while swimming.

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Movement

How do they move?

The Stentor either is free swimming or attached to submerged vegetation.

Stentor, on the move!

Diagram

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Extra Information:

The Stentor are members of the Phylum Ciliophora family.


The Stentor is remarkable for a fragment as small as one-hundredth the volume of an adult can grow back to a complete organism.


The Stentor is a part of the Protozoan kingdom.


The Stentor can come in green, blue, and amethyst colored species. The green is from the green algae

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