Resources

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View videos of new technology inspired by the movements of the humpback whale, and Manta ray.

Humback Whales practice bubble net feeding where they collectively dive below their prey, and then slowly begin to spiral towards the surface, blowing bubbles in a circular motion to trap their food.

Dolphins can swim at a speed of up to 25 miles per hour for a long period of time. This is about 3 times faster than the fastest humans in the world. Learn more about how dolphins can reach such great speeds here.

View how dolphins use communication and locomotion to protect themselves against such predators as a hammerhead shark.

Orcas often travel up to 100 miles a day.  This is the same length as 1,760 football fields. Watch how three very different groups of orcas migrate through the ocean.

The function of a Horseshoe Crab tail changes as it matures. A juvenile crab uses the tail for steering and helping it swim but an adult uses its tail to flip itself when upside-down

From manatees to gray whales, here’s a guide to experiencing some of the most dramatic and unusual wildlife migrations in the country.

Check out the Macroscope video “The Running of the Octopus” to see an example of cephalopod locomotion, and learn how you can create a basic jet-propelled cephalopod at home.