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Mar 31 2014

Mary’s Monday Metazoan: Why won’t you play with us?

Karl Robertson

Karl Robertson

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  1. 1
    David Chapman

    PZ, you realise you’re just playing into Ken Ham’s deadly rhetorical clutches with this.

  2. 2
    Suido

    Sharks developed forcefields to defend themselves against the ravenous hordes. Next stop, lasers.

  3. 3
    F [i'm not here, i'm gone]

    Oh. Just to display mt ignorance of this field of study, i thought it was the beginnings of a sharknado.

  4. 4
    Menyambal

    I love the directional aspect. It’s a flow field, not just a force field.

    We fish are amazing.

  5. 5
    gussnarp

    Now that’s fascinating. I really want to see it in motion.

  6. 6
    Olav

    Smart fishies.

  7. 7
    Donnie

    Do bully fish force today fish into dares? “I dare you to touch the dorsal fin of the shark? Just curious….

  8. 8
    Who Cares

    I don’t usually comment on the MMM since they are all beautiful or cool but this one, wow.

  9. 9
    Crimson Clupeidae

    Menyambal, I was thinking the same thing. Fish avoiding predators are a tensor field.

    whoah….mind blown.

  10. 10
    neXus

    If magnets emit lines of magnetic force, what do sharks emit?

  11. 11
    shadow

    @2: because everything should have a hot meal?

  12. 12
    birgerjohansson

    I see C hris Christie’s relatives are going for a swim.

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    Sarahface, who is trying to break the lurking habit

    I was actually watching something like this on Sunday evening on the BBC (called ‘The Great Barrier Reef: Nature’s Miracle’, and can be found on iPlayer for those that can access it). It was about the Great Barrier Reef, and included footage of lemon sharks hunting, which looks a lot like this. Very cool ^.^

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