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David Gallo:
Underwater astonishments

TED2007 · 5:27 · Filmed Mar 2007
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David Gallo: Underwater astonishments
5:27 · Filmed March 2007 at TED2007 · Subtitles available in 43 languages

David Gallo shows jaw-dropping footage of amazing sea creatures, including a color-shifting cuttlefish, a perfectly camouflaged octopus, and a Times Square's worth of neon light displays from fish who live in the blackest depths of the ocean. This short talk celebrates the pioneering work of ocean explorers like Edith Widder and Roger Hanlon.

Oceanographer
A pioneer in ocean exploration, David Gallo is an enthusiastic ambassador between the sea and those of us on dry land. Full bio
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