25 January 2011

Cyrene sea cucumber featured in global study

Thanks to Andy, Cyrene is included in the Ohio State University's Uncovering an Ancient Tree of Life video clip

giant synaptic sea cucumber ! ....from outaspace from BeachBum on Vimeo.

More on Andy's blog and check out his other awesome video clips of Singapore's marine life!

Uncovering an Ancient tree of life is a project led by Ohio State University scientists involving a 10-institution team in using genetic information from modern species as well as anatomical data from fossil specimens dating back more than 500 million years to figure out precisely where echinoderms fit into the history of all life. More about this project.

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