Get smart curated videos delivered to your inbox every week.      
The Kid Should See This

A Protula bispiralis (red fan worm) opening in real time

Set to the MIT Chamber Chorus performing O Fortuna from Carmina Burana, this is a Protula bispiralis or red fan worm opening in real time. The clip is via marine biologist Christopher Mah who suggests that “you will probably never see a more dramatic opening for a serpulid polychaete than this video.” It’s true.

Watch more incredible marine life: Slow Life: Incredible macro video of fluorescing corals & sponges and Ocean sponges have incredible filtering power. Plus, all kinds of worms.

🌈 Related videos

Slow Life: Incredible macro video of fluorescing corals & sponges

Rion Nakaya

Swima bombiviridis (Green Bomber Worms)

Rion Nakaya

How To Grow Coral

Rion Nakaya

An underwater adventure swimming in Fiji & Tonga

Rion Nakaya

A ribbon worm explores its surroundings with its proboscis

Rion Nakaya

Coral Gardening in the South Pacific – Fragile Paradise

Rion Nakaya

Underwater time lapse can show the secret life of a coral reef

Rion Nakaya

Coral Spawning at Australia’s National Sea Simulator

Rion Nakaya

BBC Oceans: Underwater fluorescence

Rion Nakaya

Get 7 smart videos delivered every week.

 

Subscribe