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Contraction of Oscarella lobularis (Homoscleromorpha)
A time lapse series of regular contraction of Oscarella lobularis (Homoscleromorpha). This movie was filmed on Isola del giglio (Italy) and is an electronic supplement to the publication Nickel, M (2010), "Evolutionary emergence of synaptic nervous systems: what can we learn from the non-synaptic, nerveless Porifera?", Invertebrate Biology, 129: 1-16 .
Copyright by M. Nickel; no unauthorised copying, distribution or broadcasting. Feel free to use it for teaching purpose.
Sponge movie of the month - June 2009
- Ministry of spongy walking - our homage to Monty Python
- Sponge movie of the month
- Twin contraction of Tethya wilhelma (Demospongiae)
- Sponge movie of the month - September 2009
- Sponge movie of the month - August 2009
- Sponge movie of the month - July 2009
- Movement of Tethya wilhelma on coral rock
- Sponge movie of the month - March 2009
- Movement of Tethya wilhelma on glass
- Budding of Tethya wilhelma