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Jaw Animals: Micrognathozoa - Physical Characteristics, Behavior And Reproduction, Conservation Status - GEOGRAPHIC RANGE, HABITAT, DIET, JAW ANIMALS AND PEOPLE

algae live diatoms

Jaw animals live in Greenland and between Africa and Australia 1,500 miles (2,400 kilometers) north of Antarctica.

Jaw animals live in moss or sand at the bottom of cold running or still freshwater.

Jaw animals eat bacteria, algae, and diatoms. Algae (AL-jee) are plantlike growths that live in water and have no true roots, stems, or leaves. Diatoms (DYE-uh-tahms) are a type of algae that have a shell.

Jaw animals have no known importance to people.

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