Video for Deep-Sea Crinoid Fans

[from the INDEEP mailing list]

If you are rather fond of crinoids (and who isn’t?) and you fancy a short (26 min) interlude – take a look at this excellent broadcast featuring our colleague, Charles (Chuck) Messing from Nova Southeastern University, Florida.

Chuck and colleagues have been carrying out research on crinoids via a small deep-diving submersible (built and piloted by Karl Stanley) in the Caribbean for the last three years. The broadcast is called “Living Fossils” and is viewable on the web at


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