Tunicates extraordinaire:
VIDEO 1 - Ascidians, Botryllus

by Jean-Marie Cavanihac, France

 

Animated gif showing the heart of an ascidian; the heart works around 100 times in one direction and then 100 times in the other.

Animated gif 550 kbytes

 

"Dive inside a Botryllus": Here is a view into a botryllus siphon with continuous focusing deeper into the siphon.

The Botryllus moves its siphon during this sequence.

 

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Animated gif 400 kbytes

 

 

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