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Gastric mill is a part of the digestive tract of crustaceans. It is a muscular tube with sharp spines on the inside used to crack food items like hard shelled diatoms.

The Gastric mill is characterized with the gastric rhythm of the lobster, which is responsible for control of the calcified teeth that lay within the Gatric mill.

The head of an Antarctic krill. Observe the gastric mill visible to the left of the eyes.


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