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TED-Ed: How do schools of fish swim in harmony? – Nathan S. Jacobs

How do schools of fish swim in harmony? How do the tiny cells in your brain give rise to the complex thoughts, memories, and consciousness that are you? Oddly enough, those questions have the same general answer. Nathan S. Jacobs explains the concept of emergence, the spontaneous creation of sophisticated behaviors and functions from large …

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GoPro: 1 Million Fish

William Mitchell takes an enchanting dive into an infinite sea of Silversides in Grand Cayman.  

Smithsonian Channel : Do These Fish Really Shoot Their Prey with Spit?

Archerfish are the only fish in the world that shoot its prey with streams of water. See them in action here.  

MBARI: The anglerfish | The original approach to deep-sea fishing

Deep-sea anglerfish are strange and elusive creatures that are very rarely observed in their natural habitat. Fewer than half a dozen have ever been captured on film or video by deep diving research vehicles. This little angler, about 9 cm long, is named Melanocetus. It is also known as the Black Seadevil and it lives …

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BBC: Life Story | Pufferfish ‘crop circles’

A Japanese pufferfish makes an extraordinary sand sculpture to attract and win a mate.  

Edith Widder: The weird and wonderful world of bioluminescence

In the deep, dark ocean, many sea creatures make their own light for hunting, mating and self-defense. TED presents bioluminescence expert Edith Widder who was one of the first to film this glimmering world. At TED2011, she brings some of her glowing friends onstage, and shows more astonishing footage of glowing undersea life.

Edith Widder: Glowing life in an underwater world

Some 80 to 90 percent of undersea creatures make light — and we know very little about how or why. TED presents bioluminescence expert Edith Widder who explores this glowing, sparkling, luminous world, sharing glorious images and insight into the unseen depths (and brights) of the ocean. Bioluminescence is a form of chemiluminescence where light energy is …

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True Facts About The Angler Fish

Zefrank has done this fantastic little feature film: True Facts About The Angler Fish. Beautiful aren’t they?

Kuroshio Sea – 2nd largest aquarium tank in the world

The main tank called the “Kuroshio Sea” holds 7,500-cubic meters (1,981,290 gallons) of water and features the world’s second largest acrylic glass panel. Whale sharks and manta rays are kept amongst many other fish species in the main tank. This was shot using a Canon 5DMKII with a 28-135mm lens. By Jon Rawlinson. Kuroshio Sea …

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