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CreatureCast - Siphonophores


Riley Thompson describes the unique way that siphonophores grow. Rather than have one body with many specialized parts, they have many bodies that are each specialized for particular tasks. See post at medium written by Casey Dunn and Riley Thompson for more information - ( This episode of CreatureCast was created by Riley Thompson, based on a script that written with Casey Dunn. The animation is based in part on illustrations by Freya Goetz. Music by Coda.
This research was supported by the Division Of Environmental Biology of the National Science Foundation under award DEB-1256695

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Thompson, Riley, and Dunn, Casey, "CreatureCast - Siphonophores" (2015). Brown University Open Data Collection, Open Educational Resources (OER) and Research Impacts, CreatureCast Archives. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library.



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