Animals in deep water

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Date
1959
Summary
Shows how marine animals living in deeper water offshore are adapted for survival in their particular environment. Uses film sequences to demonstrate the technique of dredging for better living animals.  Presents film clips and live specimens from the studio aquarium to point out the physical characteristics and habitats of the basket star, cushion star, sponges, and cup corals.  Features the escape mechanism used by scallops when endangered by an enemy.  Concludes with a look at animals dredged from mud which includes a rare Rossia, a modified bottom living squid. 
Publishers
National Educational Television; Indiana University. Audio-Visual Center
Genres
Educational; Nature
Subject
Pelagic fishes ; Dredging (Fisheries) ; Marine biology
Collection
IU Audio-Visual Center
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:29:33); 16mm
Notes
Gift to the IUB Libraries from Instructional Support Services. No copyright statement on film.
Broadcast Date: 1959
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003264548; Other: GR00401700; MDPI Barcode: 40000003264548

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