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Adaptations To Underwater Nights

21 minutes 3 seconds

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Part of "The Living Oceans" series. Reveals the habits and behavior of night-spawning coral, manta rays, lobsters, white-tipped sharks, cuttlefish, Humboldt squid, and opalescent squid. Shows the mysteries of ocean ecology in the annual spawning of coral, the molting of lobsters, the feeding habits of sharks and cuttlefish, and the deadly attacks of squid. Captures the death of thousands of opalescent squid as they lay their eggs, and then die in vast numbers. NOTE: The captioned DVD has closed captions (decoder needed).

Media Details

Runtime: 21 minutes 3 seconds

A seal swimming underwater near the ocean floor. Caption: still remain to satisfy diurnal scavengers
The Living Oceans Series
Episode 1
21 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 10
Front view of an orange squid swimming in the ocean. Caption: She can either keep it or toss it away as she chooses.
The Living Oceans Series
Episode 2
21 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 10
A bird floats underwater while a school of small fish swirl around it. A marlin approaches from below. Caption: and the frenzy intensifies as marlin compete
The Living Oceans Series
Episode 3
20 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 10
A group of fish swimming together. Caption: of a submerged mountain forming enormous schools.
The Living Oceans Series
Episode 4
20 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 10
An orange starfish and orange anemone. Caption: the battle and the anemone rises to defend itself.
The Living Oceans Series
Episode 5
21 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 10
A bright yellow fish with white stripes. Caption: to probe for worms, crabs and other hidden prey.
The Living Oceans Series
Episode 6
20 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 10
Two sea mammals swimming side by side. Caption: Her newborn calf sleeps snugly by her side.
The Living Oceans Series
Episode 7
21 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 10
Blue sea anemones with a small orange fish inside it. Caption: Other animals use anemone venom for defense in less subtle ways.
The Living Oceans Series
Episode 8
20 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 10
A large orange fish swimming in a reef. Caption: making sure that he is well groomed and ready.
The Living Oceans Series
Episode 9
21 minutes
Grade Level: 5 - 10