detritivore

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detritivore

[di′trid·ə‚vȯr]
(ecology)
An organism that consumes dead organic matter.
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The density of herbivores and omnivores was significantly higher on stone bottoms, that of detrivores on sandy gravel and gravelly clay bottoms.
Higher biomass of detrivores in the northern part of the gulf is related to different coastal morphology.