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Midwater Ecology

Supplemental video segments for the paper:

"Foraging, prey capture, and gut contents of the mesopelagic narcomedusa, Solmissus spp. (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa)" published in Marine Biology (2002) 141: 1099-1107

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By Kevin A. Raskoff

Images and video are © MBARI and are not to be used without written permission.

The video segments are all in the QuickTime format.  

Solmissus swimming in posture "A"

solswimA.mov

Solmissus swimming in posture "B"

solswimB.mov

Solmissus swimming in posture "C"

SolswimC.mov

Solmissus swimming in amphicoronate posture

solamphicor1.mov      solamphicor2.mov

Solmissus eating the hydrozoan medusa, Mitrocoma cellularia

solmitro.mov

Solmissus capturing a physonect siphonophore, Nanomia bijuga

solnano1.mov    solnano2.mov

Solmissus eating a colony of salps

solsalp.mov

Solmissus capturing a calycophoran siphonophore

solcaly.mov

Close-up of the gut of Solmissus showing a cydippid ctenophore and a chaetognath

SoleatCtCh.mov

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